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Summer Programs - Pre-Med Focus

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Summer Programs - Pre-Med Focus


Cancer Institute of New Jersey's 1-week BOLD initiative (specifically focused on cancer & genetics):



Cornell's summer programs for high school students may include some good options for students thinking about medicine

http://www.sce.cornell.edu (various career exploration programs and classes)


Boston Leadership Institute has multiple research-based programs; check current listings to see if there might be some of interest to students considering degrees and careers in the medical field: http://www.bostonleadershipinstitute.com/research-programs.html


Brown University also has summer programs that might be relevant: http://brown.edu/ce/pre-college/overview.php


Dartmouth's program is here:  http://dms.dartmouth.edu/camp/contact


Mini-Med at Drexel (Philadelphia; students need to find their own housing)



Envision--National Youth Leadership Forum:  http://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs/careers-in-medicine#faqs


Emory University: http://precollege.emory.edu/


Georgetown University offers two different programs:  http://scs.georgetown.edu/programs/305/fundamentals-of-medicine



Lebanon Valley College (PA) offers a Health & Biomedical Sciences Camp: 



The Health Museum (Houston, TX): http://thehealthmuseum.org/ManageDetail/Detail_Default.aspx?contentid=1930

Day camps for a broad range of ages, multiple health- and medicine-related topics


The University of Michigan has a Medical School Summer Science Academy for highly motivated yet disadvantaged 10th and 11th graders with strong interest in medicine and health fields.  See the website at http://www.med.umich.edu/medschool/ssa for additional information or copies of the application.


Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL): https://osteopathic.nova.edu/community/aim-high-achieve-in-medicine-.html

"Achieve in Medicine (AIM) - High" is designed for academically strong high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in the health professions.


UPitt offers both on-campus and online summer programs for students considering a career in pharmacy: https://www.rxplore.pharmacy.pitt.edu/


University of Rochester (NY): https://enrollment.rochester.edu/precollege


Royal Veterinary College (UK) - Pre-Vet Summer School



Rush University (Chicago, IL): Camp Cardiac - http://www.campcardiac.org/index.html

There are full and partial scholarships available for tuition. It's a day camp, so they would need their own transportation. Application typically opens in February. 


Stevens Institute of Technology:  http://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/stevens-summer


Tufts has several summer programs that are medicine-focused or medicine-adjacent: https://universitycollege.tufts.edu/high-school


Vanderbilt- Med School 101 https://pty.vanderbilt.edu/ 


Vanderbilt University (TN) - PAVE program - "summer pre-college program designed to strengthen the academic skills of students who are planning to enter a college engineering, pre-medical, science, or technology program, and ease the transition from high school to college. PAVE is open to high school students who have completed their junior or senior year of HS." - https://pave.vanderbilt.edu/ayindex.php


University of Vermont- HS Pre-college summer academy- http://www.uvm.edu/~summer/precollege/summer-academy/


Volunteering Journeys (various) - https://volunteeringjourneys.com/

"We offer medical programs that are ideal for pre-med and medical students of any medical discipline, so that you can put your skills into practice, learn new skills along the way, and broaden your horizons through the power of immersive travel. You will be working in local hospitals and clinics and get a placement in a medical area of your choice. Ideal for medical school students." 

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