The APS STRIDE program is designed to help undergraduate students nationwide from disadvantaged backgrounds, individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, and individuals with disabilities to work with APS member researchers in the fields of in cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, and sleep disorders research.

STRIDE Fellows complete not only 10 weeks of a summer research experience and professional development activities on their campus, but also interactive, online activities with students nationwide, exploring career options, responsible conduct of research, structuring research studies, developing abstracts, and presenting research posters. 

All APS STRIDE Fellows receive 2-year complimentary undergraduate student membership in the APS.

Students who complete the first year of the STRIDE program will be able to apply for a second year of funding.

APS was awarded the 5-year STRIDE grant in 2012.

Experimental Biology (EB)

The annual EB meeting is a multi-society interdisciplinary, biomedical, and scientific meeting that features plenary and award lectures, symposia, oral and poster sessions, a placement center, and an exhibit of scientific equipment, supplies, and publications.