At Arizona State University, clinical partnerships—which tie together researchers, healthcare practitioners and the community—lie at the intersection of social embeddedness and use-inspired research. In biomedical research, ASU does not rely on a medical school for the crosstalk needed to trigger health-related innovations. Rather, ASU has created a network with its clinical partners —area hospitals and healthcare organizations—to provide inspiration, test innovations and real-world training for its students, and to bring research back to the community in which it exists. Learn more.

Clinical Partnerships serve as a link between ASU’s colleges and institutes to various industrial and clinical partners in the community: Learn more about our partnerships.

What is the Pre-Health Internship Program?

Pre-Health Internship Program A university-wide program designed to develop high quality activities that give ASU students the practical experience needed to be competitive in post-graduate degree programs and careers.

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Research and Education

The Office of Clinical Partnerships (OCP) combines clinical and investigative interests and strengths in a collaborative framework for biomedical research and development. more

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Academic Agreements

OCP serves as ASU’s primary resource for establishing and executing clinical academic agreements. more

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Pre-Health Internship Program

OCP assists ASU in proudly partnering with numerous sponsoring organizations nationwide in offering our students diverse internship opportunities. more


May 30, 2018

A lot can happen at 160 degrees Fahrenheit: Eggs fry, salmonella bacteria dies, and human skin will suffer third-degree burns. If a car is parked in the sun on a hot summer day, its dashboard can hit about 160 degrees in about an hour....

March 22, 2018

Sophomore journalism student Anya Magnuson seemed perfectly healthy last November.

January 24, 2018

In a new study, a team of Arizona State University researchers, including Diego Mastroeni, a scientist at the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center and lead author of the new study, have examined the effects of Alzheimer’s...