HMS MEDscience opens up a new world of possibilities that teach life-long skills to students at Brookline High School.
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.
This fall, we have a group of senior students from Beaver Country Day School participating in our program. Be sure to read their newsletter to watch the students' weekly progress!
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.
Read there story here: Boston Day & Evening Academy
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.”
Boston After School & Beyond (BASB) hosted a citywide ACT Skills Summit on Monday, June 5th at Boston University to discuss strategies for connecting social-emotional learning to college and career readiness. Around 275 people attended, including Superintendent Tommy Chang.
MEDscience was nominated to present at the conference. BASB believed Boston’s after-school and summer learning programs could learn from our program's practices.
On May 6, 2017 NPR’s Only A Game aired the exclusive story of how one high school football player connected with Massachusetts First Lady Lauren Baker at her visit to MEDscience and made a difference for the entire team. Hear Gary’s story by listening to the Only A Game podcast via iTunes or Stitcher!
Newton South student, Maya Dennis, took the MEDscience Summer Program in 2016. Maya says the program was "Life-changing, absolutely amazing, never a dull moment. Learned something new every day. Diverse student backgrounds, career-wise and culturally. So many passionate experts to teach us." She then invited HMS MEDscience to Newton South to present an interactive training session to over 35 students in Aspirations in Medicine in January 2017.
This year, MEDscience served over 10 different organizations and local high schools with the Mini Module program. Our partners include: St. Sebastian's School, Notre Dame Academy, Upward Bound, Milton Academy, HPREP, LEAH, Hinton Scholars, Junior League, Newton North High School, and Roxbury Latin.
"Spending a week at MEDscience taught me that healthcare is much more than saving lives." Thabi Khumalo, MEDscience Summer Intern 2016, speaks about her experience with the MEDscience program and how it impacted her perspective of patient care. The Riparian, the Rivers School Magazine, featured Thabi and the MEDscience programs integration into the Anatomy & Physiology course offered at the school.
https://issuu.com/riversschool/docs/rv-riparian-9.16_final (pg 12)
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.
MEDscience week-long program with EIC/New Pathway Education and Technology Group begins a partnership with an education program co-founded in China by Dr. Liz Kwo.
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!
Watch the video here: WCVB Chronicle