HMS MEDscience offers an exciting and engaging hands-on experience for young, passionate minds with interest in sciences: biology, health care, medicine, or related STEM fields.  No textbooks, no homework! Your classroom takes place in a simulation laboratory on the Harvard Medical School campus where you and your teammates learn to treat a high-tech “patient” with state-of-the art realistic and medically accurate features. The MEDscience instructional model has proven highly effective with multiple student learning styles.

Choose between two innovative medical science curriculums (described below) - each fostering the critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills necessary for success in your future educational/career pathway. You will complete the program as a well-informed student leading a healthier personal life. Please join us!

Please click on the brochure links below for a more detailed description of the clinical (MEDscience Summer) or research-based (MEDscienceLAB) program including activities and available dates.


Eligibility 

Students currently in grades 9-12
**MEDscienceLAB - Student must be 16 or older before the start of their intended week

Location

Harvard Medical School Campus
210 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Application Dates

Applications will be open on January 1, 2020!

Week 1 - June 8, 2020 - June 12, 2020

Week 2 - June 15, 2020 - June 19, 2020

Week 3 - June 22, 2020 - June 26, 2020

Week 4 - July 6, 2020 - July 10, 2020

Week 5 - July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020

Week 6 - July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020

Week 7 - July 27, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Week 8 - August 3, 2020 - August 7, 2020

Week 9 - August 10, 2020 - August 14, 2020

Week 10 - August 17, 2020 - August 21, 2020

Decision Date

To be determined

Program Fee

$2,100 includes a 35 hour, five day program - including breakfasts, snacks, and lunches

Donors have provided HMS MEDscience with some scholarships for Boston area residents. Students who need scholarship support should select that option in the “Program Fee” section of the application. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the application essays and teacher assessment.