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Medicine and Psychology Programs for High School Students

Medicine and Psychology Programs for High School Students

Interested in Medicine or Psychology? Explore your interest this summer (and build your resume) with a program at University of Pennsylvania,  Johns Hopkins, University of Michigan, Georgetown University, or UC Santa Barbara. Want to go beyond the classroom? Get hands-on work experience with a customized internship in New York, Boston, London, or LA. Read the basics below and check out our website for details.

University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Research Academy

3 week pre-college program for high school students

Taught by Penn Instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants

Intensive program featuring morning lectures and afternoon laboratory work

Topics covered include genetics, cancer, forensic pathology, neuroscience, cardiology, immunology, and stem cell research.

For information about eligibility or to apply, visit Penn Summer

Johns Hopkins Summer University and Discovery Hopkins programs

2 week intensive programs or 5 week pre-college program

Taught by Hopkins Instructors and experts at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Study alongside undergraduate students at Summer University

Take college credit classes in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Neuroscience.

Explore a topic like Health Studies or Cognitive Science during Discover Hopkins

For information about eligibility or to apply, visit Summer Programs at Johns Hopkins

Introduction to Careers in Medicine Course

At University of Michigan for 2 or 3 weeks or at Georgetown University for 3 weeks

A great introduction to careers in the medical field

Guest speakers from a variety of fields including nurses, physicians, clinicians, dentists, pharmacists, administrators, and researchers

Topics covered include medical ethics, managed care, biomedical research, AIDS and cancer research, and health care reform

Combines in class lectures, presentations, discussions and field trips

UC Santa Barbara Research Mentorship Program

 6 week hands-on research opportunity for highly motivated high school students

Students are matched with a mentor in a field of their choice and complete first hand research.

Research topics include Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience and Psychology

 Earn 8 units of UCSB College Credit

For more information about eligibility or to apply, visit the Research Mentorship Website

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