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.”
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!
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!
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
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.
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!
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.
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
HUBweek is a weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston October 3-10, and is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH and Harvard University. HUBweek is a celebration of the big ideas and bold solutions that emerge from the spirit, intellectual energy and creativity of this community, and will showcase the world-changing work, art and thinking being imagined and built here in Greater Boston.
MEDscience Mini Course with the David Potter and Edwin Furshpan Native American Education Program. A program at Harvard Medical School under the leadership of David Lopes Cardozo, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Director of the Division of Medical Sciences.
By working with an evaluations consultant, we created a student outcome survey and a program dashboard, that will allow us to easily monitor and report on program activity and participants. We are very proud of our results!