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    Wake Forest Summer Immersion: Medicine Institute


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Pre-Med, STEM, Healthcare, Public Health
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Prepare to make a positive impact through medicine.

    Interested in donning the white coat, but not sure what being a healthcare professional is really like? Gain hands-on experience in the medical field and insight into the many career opportunities available within the various disciplines of medicine. You’ll visit healthcare facilities in Winston-Salem, participate in simulations and labs, and learn basic skills like taking blood pressure. 

    Topics Covered: 

    • Internal Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Pulmonology
    • Neurology
    • Ultrasound
    •  Cancer Care

    Global Health


    Hands-On Experiences:

    • On-site visits to healthcare facilities in Winston-Salem, NC
    • Tour the Wake Forest School of Medicine and participate in simulation labs
    • Explore technology and the latest in medical advances within the hospital including the rehab center and cardiac cath lab
    • Practice taking blood pressure, listening to the heart and lungs, interviewing standardized patients, working in a suture lab, and conducting an ultrasound
    • Interact, network, and engage with medical school students

    Hands-on experiences are subject to change.