Our summer program is a week-long immersion in the MEDscience learning model offered at the Harvard Medical School campus. Students will be able to participate in medical simulations, learn clinical skills, meet practitioners, visit hospitals in the Longwood Medical Area and become CPR-certified. 

1. Who is eligible to apply? 

Any student who is currently in 9th-12th grade (student must have completed 9th grade before the summer session begins).

2. What are the program dates?

Summer 2018 Sessions

Session 1: June 11th, 2018 - June 15th, 2018
Session 2: June 18th, 2018 - June 22nd, 2018
Session 3: June 25th, 2018 - June 29th, 2018
Session 4: July 9th, 2018 - July 13th, 2018
Session 5: July 16th, 2018 - July 20th, 2018
Session 6: July 23rd, 2018 - July 27th, 2018
Session 7: July 30th, 2018 - August 3rd, 2018
Session 8: August 6th, 2018 - August 10th, 2018
Session 9: August 13th, 2018 - August 17th, 2018
Session 10: August 20th, 2018 - August 24th, 2018

3. Are there overnight accommodations? 

No, the MEDscience Summer Program does not make overnight accommodations.

4. What time does class start? End?

9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 2:00pm

5. What is the Tuition?

The Summer 2018 Program tuition is $2,000.

6. What are the application deadlines?

Feb 1st
March 31st

Apr 15th
May 1st
Online Applications open.
Application close.
Both Student Applications AND Teacher Assessments must be received by this date.

Students notified of application decision via e-mail. 
Tuition due.

7. Will the program provide me with any certifications?

All participating students will receive CPR-certification and a certification of Harvard Medical School MEDscience program completion.

8. If I am accepted, do I have to be there for the whole week?

YES. Your commitment to the team is vital to to the program. Any absence affects your teammates. 

9. Should I bring lunch?

Breakfast, lunch, and a healthy snack are provided each day. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions.

10. Where is the class located?


Our primary location is at Harvard Medical School Gilbert Simulation Center, directly on the historic Longwood Quadrangle in the Armenise Building. We will also take trips to local hospitals and skills centers.

Harvard Medical School Campus
Armenise Building, Room 123
210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

Follow this link for a map and directions: www.hmsmedscience.com/directions/

11. I have a question that is not answered here, who do I contact?

Please contact us at MEDscience@hms.harvard.edu.