Here are some ways to get involved in the world of medicine early.
NSLC gives high schoolers a setting to learn about controversial medical issues, today’s health care challenges, and advanced scientific research in areas such as cancer and HIV/AIDS.
You’ll also participate in VIP lunches with health professionals, observe patients and medical procedures, and engage in “Step into the shoes of an MD” skill and patient-case workshops and discussions with physicians.
Spend four weeks during June and July at The University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine learning from highly accredited Penn faculty.
Activities also vary and may include recreated outbreaks, mock press conferences, environmental and global health activities, a laboratory session, an introduction to chronic disease surveillance, public health law, and short lectures from world-renowned CDC scientists.
Held at Children’s Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus, this medical internship is open to rising high school seniors, college students, and first-year medical students.
Students participate in a lecture research series as well as present their own research at the completion of the program, as well as work with mentors from the Department of Pediatrics.
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In this five-week residential program, low-income, underrepresented high school sophomores and juniors who live in Northern and Central California participate and observe medical experiences, such as faculty lectures, laboratories, college admissions guidance, mentoring, and hands-on medical activities.
Students engage in an anatomy course and lab at the medical school, an internship at Stanford Health Care, college admissions workshops, a research project, behind the scenes tours of Stanford Health Care, and more.