The Summer Scholars Program (SSP) provides a unique opportunity for high school students to study at the University of Miami for three weeks during the second summer semester and earn between 5 _ 6 semester credits.
This course is designed to introduce the physical, social and behavioral alterations encountered through-out the healthcare continuum including: health promotion, maintenance, rehabilitation and diseases prevention. The impact upon the individual, family and society at large of both health and illness will be explored. Strategies for the maintenance of optimal health will be presented through a variety of classroom and community experiences. Scientific and technological advancements utilized to restore health will be discussed.