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age icon 14-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

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Embark on an exhilarating journey into the medical world with our Summer Medical Program, specifically designed for high school students! This comprehensive course offers a 360-degree view of the healthcare field, blending hands-on projects with immersive simulations for a truly engaging learning experience.

  • In the first week, you'll master the essentials like taking vital signs and CPR, alongside wilderness medicine techniques.
  • Experience the intensity and precision of a medical career with visits to a state-of-the-art simulation lab used by med students and faculty.
  • The excitement peaks in the second week with a mass casualty incident simulation, challenging you to apply your skills in triaging and stabilizing patients.
  • Our experiential learning approach ensures you're not just learning but actively engaging with each topic, guided by expert instructors who interweave practical skills with fundamental medical theories and concepts.

This program isn't just about learning; it's about stepping into the role of a healthcare professional and making impactful decisions to save lives.

This program is not run by the campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for this program in any way.


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Location

The University of California, Berkeley, is ranked as one of the top public universities in the world!

  • Its faculty has garnered over 70 Nobel Prizes and 14 Pulitzers.

  • Its excellence in academics, alongside its abundant recreation opportunities and prized location in the San Francisco Bay Area, affords the ideal program experience for students.

What's Included

Full Board - Residential Students:

  • Includes: all meals, lodging, excursions, academic course, weekend excursions, application fee $99, Emergency Medicine supplement $250 tuition

  • Excludes: optional airport pickup and drop off service (available for an additional fee)

Day Course - Commuter Students:

  • Includes: lunch, academic course, excursions, programming from 9am to 6pm, Monday-Friday, application fee $99, Emergency Medicine supplement $250 tuition

  • Excludes: lodging, breakfast, dinner, and weekend excursions (Weekend excursions can be added on for $125 per day)

Activities

Diverse Discovery! Activities and sights to suit every interest await in the vibrant surroundings:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Lawn games, and more.

Accommodations

Experience the true first-year students lifestyle on UC Berkeley campus!

  • Share a gender-segregated dorm room without A/C, accommodating two to four students, in the iconic Unit 1 or Unit 2 Residence Halls.

  • Rooms contain an extra-long twin size bed, desks, drawers, mirror and a closet.

  • Bed sheets and linens will be provided (but extra blankets and towels are recommended).

  • Shared common bathrooms, just like first-year college students.

  • 24-hour security and electronic keys to enter each building and dorm room.

  • Enjoy meals at the bustling Crossroads Dining Hall or explore local Berkeley eateries.

  • Catering to most dietary needs, ensuring everyone has delicious and healthy meal choices.

Excursions

  • Bay Area Exploration: Discover attractions like the Exploratorium and Chabot Space & Science Center, including the NASA Ames Visitor Center.
  • Cultural Richness: Embrace the history, sights, parks, and famous landmarks the Bay Area has to offer.
  • Berkeley Arts & Culture: Dive into the arts and culture scene with UC Berkeley's vibrant community offerings, including parks, stages, and renowned restaurants.
  • California's Great America: A 100-acre amusement park with famous attractions, including the celebrated Gold Striker roller coaster.
  • San Francisco Scavenger Hunt: Discover San Francisco's famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf through an interactive scavenger hunt.

Educational Excursions: Past UC Berkeley Excursions:

  • Visit to the KANBAR Simulation Center, enhancing learning through realistic medical simulations.
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of Berkeley Fire Department #3.
  • Meeting with EMT staff to learn about careers in emergency response.
  • Guided tour of an ambulance.
  • Opportunity to fulfill requirements for Red Cross Adult CPR certification.

Transportation

  • Group airport transfers: $95 each way.

  • Transfers outside of the official group pick-up and drop-off time window: $195 each way

  • Unaccompanied minor transportation: $145 total each way

Arrivals During Flight Window:

  • Greeted by campus staff.

  • Stay at the airport with staff until the flight window closes and all students have arrived.

  • Transported to campus after the flight window ends.

  • No immediate meeting by staff; must wait for the official arrival window.

  • For late arrivals(within reason), for those that pay a transfer fee will be met at the airport.

General Departure Information:

  • Students who opt for departure transfer (with a $95 fee) will arrive at the airport at maximum 10:00am.

  • Suitable for flights departing at 12:00pm or later.

  • With additional fee, there might be service for flights departing before 12:00pm.

Lesson Plan

Program Overview:

  • Learn real-life techniques such as suturing, setting a splint, wound care, taking vital signs and perform simulated clinical rounds
  • Visit a simulation lab where medical and healthcare professors help students refine their life-saving skills
  • Work in teams as you research, diagnose, and develop a treatment plan for a patient
  • Take part in a mass casualty simulation, experiencing firsthand how to react in an emergency
  • Up-close look at ambulance and speak with EMTs and paramedics on what it’s like to be on the front line

Course Schedule:

  • First week:
      • Learn to take vital signs and perform CPR.
      • Practice key wilderness medicine techniques.
      • Visit a simulation lab used for training and evaluating medical students and faculty.
  • Second week:
      • Engage in a mass casualty incident simulation.
      • Apply skills in triaging and stabilizing victims.
  • Teaching Method:
      • Experiential learning approach for rapid engagement.
      • Instructor introduces underlying theories and concepts.
      • Hands-on experience in supporting, diagnosing, and treating patients.
  • 6 hours of Enrichment Electives

Sample Tutors

  • The Emergency Medicine program at UC Berkeley is led by a group of physicians from UCSF Emergency Medicine.

Extras

  • Airport Shuttle service: $95 (Each way)

  • Registration fee: $99

  • Emergency Medicine supplement: $250 (Included in course fee)

  • Pocket Money: We suggest an extra $100 per week.

Requirements

Criteria for Admission:

  • Vaccination Requirements: May be necessary for in-person programs, depending on university policies.

  • Academic requirements:

    • For students entering grades 9-12

    • A grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent)

  • English Proficiency for International Students: Telephone interview or minimum test scores:

    • TOEFL: 490 (paper) or 60 (iBT).

    • Cambridge: PET-Distinction or FCE-C.

    • SAT: 450 in Reading/Writing.

  • Decisions are emailed within 7 to 10 business days after application review.


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Day Camp

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,547

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $6,147

July - Day Camp

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,547

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $6,147

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