In Georgetown's 3-week Medical Academy, you'll get a snapshot of a first-year medical school curriculum while exploring topics ranging from neuroscience and pathology to anatomy, immunity, cardiology, and endocrinology.
In Georgetown's 3-Week Medical Academy, you'll get a preview of a first-year medical school curriculum while learning from Georgetown University School of Medicine faculty and medical students. Throughout the program, you’ll investigate contemporary medical challenges facing society today, discuss the latest advances affecting the applied science of medicine, and interact with experts from the field to learn how to pursue a career in medicine. You’ll register for one of three distinct tracks: Anatomy & Physiology, Psychiatry & Neuroscience, or Emergency Medicine. In each track, you’ll delve into your chosen area of study, gaining a deeper understanding of the topic through classroom learning as well as hands-on projects, simulations, case studies, and lab work.
- Current medical trends
- Gastrointestinal and renal systems
- Brain anatomy
- Neural processes
- Respiratory functions
- Organs and Body Cavities
Over the course of the program, you'll have opportunities to gain hands-on practice through lab work and field work, including human cadaveric dissections, patient case studies and simulations, and blood pressure testing. You'll leave the program with a deeper understanding of the world of medicine, as well as the tools that prepare you to pursue medical school.