The Loma Linda University School of Medicine provides opportunities for undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors to gain experience in biomedical research. This program is intended for students interested in working with Ph.D. scientists or M.D./Ph.D. physician scientists who are conducting research in biomedical fields with the objective of advancing our knowledge and treatment of human disease.

SURF 2023 applications are now closed. SURF 2024 applications should be available in January 2024.

Program Documents

Program Information

Application Form

Participating Faculty

Many School of Medicine faculty researchers are interested in mentoring undergraduate students during the summer of 2023. Applicants are encouraged to view the websites of the Basic Science Research faculty who have agreed to serve as research mentors.