Overview

Spend ten amazing days on the campus of the renowned Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Explore a variety of specialized medical fields through hands-on curriculum, including true-to-life simulations, interactive site visits and speaker events. 

Program Highlights

Interactive Site Visits:

  • University of Maryland (UMD): Experience the medical school environment first-hand and learn what it takes to succeed in the fields of medicine and health care. Meet with real medical students and gain a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities of pursuing a career in medicine. Gather information to help you make informed college choices based on academics and culture, and learn what makes an attractive application.
  • R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the UMD Medical Center: Take a guided visit to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland (UMD) Medical Center, where you will see aspects of a working trauma care facility — from the helipad to the active trauma ward.
  • UMD School of Medicine's Gross Anatomy Lab: Experience UMD School of Medicine's Gross Anatomy Lab through hands-on guided examinations led by current medical students, where you will have the unprecedented opportunity to get up close and personal with real human organs.

 Simulations:

  • Virtual Reality: Perform a bone fracture procedure through a virtual reality simulation designed to train you on the same cutting-edge technology used by medical schools and top clinical research centers around the world.
  • Apprentice Doctor: Suturing & Fracture Reduction Workshops:
    • Learn basic principles of wound care, practice surgical knot tying techniques, and then perform a simulated fracture reduction of a long bone, from scrub and site preparation to fracture fixation and surgical wound closure, just like med students experience and practice.
  • Standardized Patient Encounter: Take on the role of a physician and the challenge of diagnosing a patient as you interact with actors who portray symptoms of a simulated patient.

Enrich Your Envision Experience - Cultural Experience

After completing the program, you have the opportunity to enhance your Envision experience by participating in the Cultural Extension in Washington, DC, where you will make new memories while exploring all that the nation’s capital has to offer. You may sign up for the Cultural Extension during the enrollment process.

As part of the enrollment process you will be asked to fill out a short application to confirm your program eligibility.

Related Listings

Show More

Participant Reviews

Write a Review

This program hasn't been reviewed yet. Write the first review!

Participant Reviews

Write a Review

This program hasn't been reviewed yet. Write the first review!

Request More Information

Close Icon

Want More Information about Envision - National Youth Leadership Forum: Advanced Medicine & Health Care?

Your request will be sent directly to Envision, Office of Admissions, at Envision Experience.

I am a:
 
By submitting this form, you agree to TeenLife's Terms of Service & Privacy Policy.