Do you think you’re ready for a career in healthcare? If so, attend this online Mini Medical School and see if you really DO have what it takes. Here you’ll learn about DNA, x-rays, human anatomy and physiology, personal health, and much more – even how to actually do stitches, all while having fun. You'll also be exposed to telemedicine and patient interviewing, acting in virtual roles as patient and/or clinician. So come prepared to learn and have fun with us in Mini Medical School!
None. This course is designed for students with little to no background in medicine or life sciences. If you have an older student with a strong science background, please consider requesting a waiver to attend Mini Medical School 2: Beyond the Basics.
Dr. Rick Waters has an M.D. in Dentistry from The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He has taught at all levels of healthcare education, from Associate Degree students up to Doctoral students. He works as a freelance instructional designer for the healthcare industry and has provided a variety of courses and materials to medical and dental organizations and schools nationwide. Dr. Waters is the founder and creator of Summer Academy's Mini Medical School program and this will be his fourteenth year as a Summer Academy instructor.
Our staff takes great care to provide everything your child needs for their camp’s specific needs. Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent four weeks before your camp.