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Pre-College Career Accelerators > Med School Prep

Prepare for your future career in medicine and healthcare.

This exploration of the field of medicine will encourage deep learning and practical application of the technical and personal skills necessary to succeed as a medical professional. Action-based simulations led by experts will expose students to the daily work life of a medical professional, including suturing, dissection, trauma response, and clinical diagnostic simulations, case studies, and lively class discussions. This interactive approach to learning encourages teamwork, teaches leadership, and targets higher-order learning that students can apply to a future career in medicine and beyond. Features may include visits to medical labs, medical research institutes, and lectures from well-known medical practitioners

Prepare for your future career in medicine and healthcare.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for students who want to discover if a career in medicine is the right path for them.

Program Highlights

  • Interactive action-based experiences including dissections, suturing, and trauma response simulations will give students practice in the core foundations of medicine in preparation for their journey into their professional career.
  • Guest speakers and career exploration panels will provide students with insights covering multiple paths to reaching a career in medicine.
  • Students will learn from doctors, participate in an interactive curriculum led by field experts, visit an accredited medical school, and apply deep learning through a compelling capstone project.

Immersive simulations prepare students for a career in the medical field.

Take your education beyond the classroom! Through these immersive experiences, students will learn the essential discipline-specific knowledge and develop the technical skills necessary to become future leaders in the medical field.

Experiential learning activities include:
 

  • hands-on dissections
  • suturing
  • trauma response simulations
  • medical  anatomy
Immersive simulations prepare students for a career in the medical field.

Engage directly with medical practitioners and med students to find your path.

You’ll learn from accredited medical practitioners and medical students who are involved closely in classroom instruction throughout the program. Renowned guest speakers and career exploration experiences will provide students with insights covering multiple paths to reaching a career in medicine and hone the flexibility and determination required to succeed.

There will be three Road to College and Career Q&A Panels with the following themes:

Road to College - Pick the brains of current pre-med students

Life After College – Engage with current post-baccalaureate and medical school students

Path to Careers – Learn about the road to medicine from established medical professionals in private practice, specialized fields, and research institutes.

Engage directly with medical practitioners and med students to find your path.

Our leadership training prepares students for careers in the medical field.

Leadership training includes the following themes:
 

  • Innovation
  • G.R.I.T. ® (Growth Mindset, Risk and Integrity for Twenty-first Century Leadership)
  • Collaboration
  • Communication & Group Dynamics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity
  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • Technology Literacy
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Initiative and Self Direction
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Competences
  • Productivity & Accountability
  • Leadership and Responsibility
Our leadership training prepares students for careers in the medical field.

Possible Site Visit Locations

By Campus

Haverford
 
  • Mutter Museum (Medicine)

  • Possible Med school tours:

    • Drexel University College of Medicine

    • Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania

    • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

University of California, Berkeley
 
  • UCSF School of Medicine

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Trauma Center and Learning Lab

  • Gladstone Institutes at University of California, San Francisco

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry

University of Maryland
 
  • Possible Med school tours:
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 
    • The University of Maryland School of Medicine
    • Georgetown University Medical Center
  • R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
  • Durham VA Medical Center
  •  UNC School of Medicine
  • Harmony Health Career Training
New York University (NYU)
 
  • The New York Academy of Medicine
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
  • Mount Sinai Hospital Arnold Institute for Global Health
  • Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center

Campus Locations

Where our Pre-College Career Accelerator
in Med School Prep will be offered in 2022

Haverford

Haverford, PA

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UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 

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University of Maryland
College Park, MD

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UNC - Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

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NYU

New York, NY

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