Mini Medical School 2: Beyond the Basics

SUMMER ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPENS ON FEBRUARY 23, 2016.

This week-long program is designed for the more serious student, who wants to build on the lessons they learned in our introductory Mini Medical School camp. In this program, you will begin learning how to correlate scientific aspects of various systems of the human body (nervous, cardiovascular, digestive, and others) with some clinical manifestations of related diseases that can occur with them. You'll study the various systems through a combination of short lectures, hands-on activities, and selected dissections of mammalian organ specimens. We'll take several field trips that will give you an inside look at medical education and the delivery of health care, as well as an excellent understanding of the various team players (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, and others) who are all working to improve public health. Please see the prerequisite section below to determine if this camp is appropriate for you.

Ages: 12-16

Course Number:
87011
Course Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016 to Friday, June 17, 2016
Course Date Info:

Day and Overnight Options Available
8:30am-3:30pm
Extended Day (Pool) available until 5:30pm
Overnight students check-in on Sunday night at residence hall

Address:
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
US
Location Info:

Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.

Cost:

Day Camp – $410

  • Optional Extended Day at Legion Pool until 5:30pm - $35

Overnight Camp – $860

Prerequisites:
This course is designed for students who have previously completed one of our Mini Medical School sessions. Some exceptions may be made for students who have previous experience in the subject matter. To request a waiver to take Mini Medical School 2 without having taken Mini Medical School 1, please email us at questions@georgiacenter.uga.edu before registering. Be sure to include your student’s name, age/grade, and a description of why you believe he or she is qualified to skip into the second level (including previous healthcare-related seminars, workshops and programs; life-science related academic courses, and previous experience with medical research).

Financial Assistance:
Students who need financial assistance are encouraged to request it as early as possible, and before registering for camp. Forms will be available for download from this page as soon as registration opens. The deadline to apply for financial assistance is April 20, 2016. Notification of financial assistance will be emailed out the first week of May, but could be sent as late as three weeks before your camp begins if funds are still available. Awards range from 50-65% of the total cost of the camp, so students should be prepared to pay 35%-50% of the cost upon notification of financial assistance. Payment plans can be arranged, but all payments must be received no later than two weeks before camp begins. If you have any questions about the process, please call us at 706-542-3537 or email us at questions@georgiacenter.uga.edu.

Instructor: 

TBA

What you need for camp/program: 

Students will need long pants and closed-toe shoes for dissections. A detailed list of supplies needed for your camp program will be emailed to you three weeks before camp begins.