Chart your future in Medicine
Stay at a top medical school and get a real-life experience in the field of medicine. Work with experts in the field, explore healthcare career options, visit medical research facilities, debate medical ethics, and map your path to a successful career in medicine.
2020 Medicine and Health Care Summits
At Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
GRADES 9-12 | 9 DAYS | $3,295
JUne 22 - 30, 2020
JULY 25 - AUGUST 2, 2020
This program is developed and operated by Ambassador Leaders. Ambassador Leaders leases facilities from the Johns Hopkins University. Ambassador Leaders is a separate entity with no connection to the Johns Hopkins University aside from the use of facilities for this program.
participate in HANDS-ON CURRICULUM
CPR training, suturing workshop, patient examinations seminar, case study projects and more - our interactive curriculum is designed to give you real-world experiences and skills to understand the field of medicine.
gain ACCESS TO EXPERTS
With access to highly regarded medical professionals, state-of-the-art research facilities, top medical schools and global heath organizations, students get an expert take on the path to a successful medical career.
benefit from SMALL GROUP LEARNING
Small team format provides one-on-one instruction and mentorship, and develops bonds with your new friends you'll take with you to college and career. After the program, students come home inspired and confident in their professional calling.
Sample Summit Itinerary
DAY 1: WELCOME TO THE FIELD OF MEDICINE
Arrive on Johns Hopkins University campus and check in to the Summit. After saying good-byes, parents can attend an optional brief orientation, while students join their peers for icebreakers.
Enjoy the welcome dinner and opening address, and get to know your teacher leaders and staff who will guide you during the Summit.
Meet your group and get to know your teammates as you review the exciting week ahead.
DAY 2: CHALLENGE YOURSELF
Push your limits during a hands-on team building experience at a high ropes course. Build trust with your team as you problem-solve and overcome obstacles together.
Receive an introduction to intriguing patient case studies that you and your teammates will examine during the Summit.
Following your dreams takes persistence and grit. Fuel your passion when you hear from a keynote speaker –an accomplished physician or a public health expert.
DAY 3: cHART YOUR COURSE TO A MEDICAL SCHOOL
Hear about Hopkins’ academic community, student life and application process directly from a JHU Admissions counselor, then explore JHU campus during a tour led by JHU students.
Visit University of Maryland Medical School and its state-of-the-art research facilities. Hear from a panel of medical students and take part in a hands-on simulation experience in the Shock Trauma Advanced Medical Simulation Lab.
Then, learn crucial life-saving skills during the Stop The Bleed training and certification.
Discuss leadership in the field of medicine with your peers and examine its implications for your future career.
DAY 4: MEET THE EXPERTS
Participate in a patient interviewing and examination workshop and learn important patient care skills.
Dive into your case studies with your team. Hone your new skills by examining patient symptoms and learning what to look for to narrow down the diagnosis.
Meet a panel of medical professionals and hear about different career paths you can take in the medical field, and the challenges and rewards of each.
Take part in a Medical Ethics Committee discussion and address hot topics such as gene therapy, stem cell research, and others.
DAY 5: eXPLORE WASHINGTON, dc
Learn about past and present leaders during an action-packed day in Washington, DC. Start the day with an enlightening tour of the US Capitol Building and examine the history and present day of our country’s government.
Explore the National Mall and pay tribute at the awe-inspiring national monuments and memorials.
Back on campus, continue working with your team on your case study research and presentation.
DAY 6: Get hands-on with medicine
Roll up your sleeves during a CPR training and earn your CPR/AED certification from the American Red Cross.
Learn technical suturing skills working with a surgeon and put your skills into practice during a suturing simulation.
Take part in an interactive workshop to learn about reflexes, cranial nerves and vital signs.
Hear from a panel of JHU students about college life and how you can prepare for medical education.
DAY 7: Make an impact
Give back to the local communities in Baltimore through a hands-on service project with United Way. Examine how you can make community service an essential part of preparing for your career in the medical field.
Visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of the world’s foremost medical research centers, and learn about careers addressing the growing global health challenges.
Explore the renowned National Museum of Health & Medicine and learn about the history and practice of American medicine.
DAY 8: Unveil your case study
It’s your time to shine! Present your case-study conclusions to your peers and get feedback.
Celebrate your accomplishments in style and bond with your friends during a banquette and dance cruise on the Baltimore Harbor.
Explore Baltimore’s vibrant Inner Harbor and shop for mementos to remember your time in Baltimore.
DAY 9: Serve with passion!
In the morning, bid farewell to your friends and teacher leaders. Believe in yourself and remember to lead through service as you go after your dreams in medicine.
This is a sample itinerary of what students may experience on program. Events, speakers and site visits are subject to confirmation and change.
Notice: This program is developed and operated solely by Ambassador Leaders. Ambassador Leaders has leased or rented facilities from the Johns Hopkins University. Ambassador Leaders and any of its programs are not related to or affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. Ambassador Leaders is a separate legal entity with no connection to the Johns Hopkins University aside from the use of facilities for the specified program.