Ourprogram goals are centered on building student outcomes that promote academic and career success.
Beyond School Walls: Earning Credit for Expanded Learning Opportunities
“ELOs provide a solution to these challenges by connecting public schools to community-based partners well positioned to help improve student learning, skill-building, and social-emotional outcomes through established programming.” Continue reading
Summer Journeys: Career Confidence
Kaitlyn Macdonald participated in our HMS MEDscience Summer program. Please read her story here on her journey this summer on finding the right diagnosis, and finding her passion.
Growth Mindset at HMS MEDscience
Boston After School and Beyond observed our program and selected us a representation of their ACT Skills Framework initiative.
Joyce Chisale, a resident of Milawe, was recently featured on The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell. MEDscience was delighted to host Joyce in the morning prior to her interview that night. She was a natural fit in the medical setting. View the full interview here.
"How could you ever know if you do like [medicine] if you don’t just try it?" - Nicole, on her experience in our MEDScience enrichment class through Harvard Medical School
Enrichment Spotlight: Boston Day & Evening Academy
Students at the Boston Day & Evening Academy use the knowledge they learn in class and connect it to real-life medical situations. The program's unique pedagogy allows students to think critically, and function effectively as a team.
Harvard Medical School News Article: Learning on the Frontline 12.5.16
Read about the First Lady of Massachusetts visit to HMS MEDscience as we brought the biology of addiction to life. “I wish I had this kind of hands-on learning when I was young because I was intimated by science,” said Lauren Baker, “and giving them this opportunity to explore a career path is such a gift.”
CBS WBZ-TV MEDscience Feature 12.3.16
Please watch the HMS MEDscience feature on CBS-WBZTV!
Our Executive Director, Julie Joyal, and Program Director, Stephanie Kang, were featured on the CBS WBZ-TV, December 3, 2016.
We are excited to share the video with our Board Members! Please click the image above to hear Julie and Stephanie speak about the HMS MEDscience mission and goals on the 4 Your Community Live News segment!
"How One City is Working to Make Learning Count Outside School"- Education Week Feature June 2016
MEDscience was featured as a shining example of expanded learning opportunities in Boston. Read more here
Executive Director, Julie Joyal, competes at the inaugural Power Launch Pitch-In Event
Julie Joyal, along 4 other selected finalists, pitched their non-profits in front of 8 judges in order to raise funding and awareness for their programs. Julie spoke passionately about closing the opportunity, inspiration and achievement gap through science and won $15,000 for our program!
HMS MEDscience joins BASB 2016 Summer Learning Community!
The primary goal of this community is to help close opportunity and achievement gaps for Boston youth. Boston Beyond works with the Summer Learning Community year round to maximize the potential of the summer months for student learning and development. By committing to this initiative, our program plays a critical role in increasing student access to high-quality summer programming citywide
HMS MEDscience selected to be "Social Impact Fellow" in Power Launch's Inaugural Accelerator!
PowerLaunch's nonprofit accelerator provides social entrepreneurs with access to leadership and organizational development training, expert mentors and a range of professional consultants and pro bono services.
HMS MEDscience is on TWITTER!!
Follow us on twitter to see live posts and updates about what we are up at at HMS MEDscience!
Spring 2016 Semester has begun!
MEDscience has added new high school partnerships, bringing our total to 11! Spring Semester has already been great fun with our students learning how to intubate and saving patients!
Julie Joyal & HMS MEDscience: WINNER of the Charity Warriors Challenge! February 11, 2016
The Charity Warriors Gala was hosted at the Artists for Humanity Epicenter on February 11, 2016. Julie Joyal was annouced as the winner of the Charity Warriors Challenge for raising the most funds over the 10-week campaign.
Meet Stephanie Kang, HMS MEDscience's new Program Director!
Stephanie has been with the MEDscience team since Fall 2014. Starting as a teacher and researcher for HMS MEDscience, she now assumes the role as our Program Director to continue operational success! Read more about her background here
MEDscience hosts Charity Warriors Event with CASH students February 4, 2016
Seniors from Community Academy of Science & Health participated in a Charity Warriors Event where they got to show off their skills and teamwork towards treating a patient.
HMS MEDscience is a selected finalist of the Charity Warriors Gala February 11, 2016