Future Physicians America (FPA) helps students achieve their dream of becoming a physician. Taught by board-certified practicing physicians on medical school faculty, FPA programs are especially good for students who want a combined BS/BA-MD program. You'll get hands-on clinical experience, and work on an individual project that will be published in a peer-reviewed pubmed indexed medical journal. We have mentored hundreds of students over the last 20 years!..(more)
Your Future In Healthcare
Do you have aspirations of becoming a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional? Do you have an interest in medicine but aren’t sure of how to practically apply that passion? Want to begin a career in healthcare but don’t know where to start? If so, then this is the TeenLife guide for you!
We’ve carefully prepared the TeenLife Guide to Your Future in Healthcare to help students learn about the many different healthcare opportunities available to them today. Inside, you’ll find links to scholarships, interviews with medical students, tips on how to develop a healthcare career, and information on a number of exciting enrichment programs to help you learn more and get ahead!
TeenLife is dedicated to launching teens into life, and nowhere is that as important as in the healthcare industry. There will always be a need for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. That’s why we hope that, with this guide in hand, you can find a healthcare career that you’ll love!
Want to look at the entire guide? Check out the Your Future In Healthcare flipbook.
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If you have a passion for the medical field and would like to explore it before college, here is your chance to do so—with one of the world's leading research universities. The University of Rochester offers online courses in medicine and healthcare designed for high school students ages 13 and up. The program is available year-round, and the online format lets you study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace...(more)
Brandeis University’s Precollege Online Program offers flexible, online courses in Women’s Health and Global Health for high school students. You’ll learn from Brandeis University professors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in your course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion...(more)
Thinking about going into the field of medicine, medical science, or healthcare and want a real-world taste of what it’s like? Wake Forest's pre-college online courses in medicine, designed for high school students ages 13 and up, have been created for this purpose. We offer exciting topics in the medical field, covered in-depth, through online coursework. You’ll learn from Wake Forest physician faculty and professors and earn a Certificate of Completion from Wake Forest...(more)
Boston University School of Medicine is dedicated to the educational, intellectual, professional and personal development of a diverse group of exceptional students, trainees, and faculty who are deeply committed to the study and practice of medicine, to biomedical research, and to public health...(more)
University of Louisville – STEM & Healthcare Majors (Dentistry, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health & More)Louisville, Kentucky
At UofL, we are passionate about transforming lives. We help students explore, discover and become who they want to be. We equip students with the knowledge and resources to be successful and make unique contributions to the world. The UofL family includes a diverse, academically excellent student body; world-class faculty; and pioneering researchers. Plus, we have state-of-the-art facilities, all in the heart of the state’s most culturally unique and economically thriving city...(more)
A one-of-a-kind college preparatory experience in the heart of New York City, preparing high school students of all ages for their futures in the broad field of medicine. Come learn how to perform real surgical techniques on synthetic and actual cadavers at the foundation's BioSkills Lab. The program is perfect for both students set on pursuing medicine and those looking for an introductory experience...(more)
Ratio 21’s virtual career exploration programs allow high school students to test drive a career through hands-on projects, virtual shadowing, professional mentoring, and research opportunities. With live and asynchronous classes, students will learn directly from expert mentors in fields like medicine, engineering, computer science, entrepreneurship, and more. We give students real-life skills to navigate the application process for college, graduate school and beyond. ..(more)
Harcum is a two-year independent residential college located near Philadelphia--the first college in Pennsylvania authorized to grant associate degrees. We offer a wide variety of health science programs to jump start your career...(more)
The Healthcare Career Exploration Academy is designed for high school students who want to learn about career opportunities within allied health professions, gain certification in health-related skills, and earn two credits that will transfer to Quinnipiac University...(more)
This one-week intensive program for high school students offers hands-on learning in medical microbiology, including culturing microbes, analyzing results, and diagnosing infectious diseases. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the functions and importance of the human microbiome in health and disease and will learn more about the topics of antibiotic resistance and disease outbreaks...(more)
The Boston Leadership Institute is an award-winning summer program for high-achieving teens. Since 2011, BLI has provided unique, engaging, and valuable opportunities to thousands of students from around the United States and the world. Led by highly qualified and decorated teachers and professors from the Boston area, the BLI lineup now covers Healthcare. The subject matter is challenging and exciting, and students gain important credentials to include on college applications...(more)
Our programs in Medicine combine education and career exploration to deliver a summer pre-college experience unparalleled in the industry. During these experiences, you will take the first steps toward your role as a future leader in medicine while engaging with a diverse group of exceptional high school students. You'll gain marketable, in-demand skills through action-based classroom activities and real-world experiences to jump-start your college career and professional portfolio...(more)