HSHCP exposes Massachusetts high schoolers from backgrounds lacking strong representation in medicine to healthcare professions and biomedical and biotechnology careers. Classroom sessions address language arts skills, math, science/biology and information technology. Students also take part in internships with physicians and other healthcare professionals. Seminars provide information about college application and financial aid procedures.
|Name||University of Massachusetts Medical School—High School Health Careers Program|
|Program Focuses & Features||Computer Science, English, Math, Medicine/Healthcare, Science|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||10-11|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 15-17|
|Director||Robert E. Layne, Director|
|Residential Fee||Free (in-state residents). 4 weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||June-July; 1 session, 4 weeks long|