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.
2019 Medicine and Health Care Summit
At Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
GRADES 9-12 | 9 DAYS | $3,295
JUne 25 - july 3, 2019 - wait list*
JULY 27 - AUGUST 4, 2019
*Due to high interest, the June 25-July 3 session is closed. You may request to be added to the wait list. We recommend you enroll in the 2nd session and submit the wait list form. If we have cancellations, priority for transfers to this session will be given to enrolled students.
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 Program Itinerary
DAY 1: WELCOME TO THE FIELD OF MEDICINE
Arrive on campus and check in. Meet your teacher leaders and join other students for ice-breakers while your family attends a brieforientation.
Enjoy the welcome dinner and Opening Address, and review the exciting week ahead.
DAY 2: CHALLENGE YOURSELF
Push your limits during a hands-on team-building experience. Get to know your team as you solve problems and overcome obstacles together.
Receive an introduction to intriguing patient case studies that you and your team will solve during the Summit.
Following your dreams takes persistence and grit. Fuel your passion when you hear from a motivational speaker, an accomplished physician or a public health expert.
DAY 3: HANDS-ON MEDICINE
Roll up your sleeves during a CPR workshop and earn your CPR certification from the American Red Cross.
Learn technical suturing skills from a surgeon, and put your skills into practice during a simulation.
Take part in an interactive workshop and learn about reflexes, cranial nerves and how to take blood pressure.
DAY 4: MEET THE EXPERTS
Hear from a panel of medical professionals about different professional paths you can take in the medical career, the residency process, and more.
Participate in a patient interviewing and examinations workshop, and learn how to research and analyze symptoms.
Dive into your case studies with your team. Hone in your new skills by examining clues about patient symptoms and learn how to provide an accurate diagnosis.
DAY 5: MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Give back to local community through a service project led by United Way, one of the largest non-profits in the world.
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.
Participate in a Medical Ethics Committee discussion and address hot subjects such as gene therapy, stem cell research, and others.
DAY 6: CHART YOUR COURSE TO MEDICAL SCHOOL
Visit University of Maryland Medical School and state-of-the-art research facilities. Participate in a panel discussion with medical students and get a first-hand look at the medical research, simulation and training facilities.
Discuss leadership and ethics in the field of medicine with your peers and how you can be a better leader and professional.
Apply what you learned when working on your case study research and preparation.
DAY 7: EXPLORE WASHINGTON, DC
Learn about past and present leaders during an action-packed day in Washington, DC.
Visit the US Capitol, explore the National Mall and experience national memorials such as the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Franklin D. Roosevelt and Jefferson Memorials. Pay tribute to veterans at the National World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Visit the renowned National Museum of Health and Medicine, learn about the history and practice of American medicine, military medicine advances and current medical research.
DAY 8: CASE STUDY PRESENTATIONS
It’s your time to shine! Present your case-study conclusions to a medical panel and your peers.
Explore Baltimore’s vibrant Inner Harbor and shop for mementos to remember your time in Baltimore.
Celebrate your accomplishments and bond with your friends during a dinner-and-dance cruise on the Baltimore Harbor.
DAY 9: GO After your Dreams!
In the morning, time to say good-bye to your new friends and teacher leaders.
Believe in yourself, and remember to give back as you pursue your dreams in the field of medicine. We are counting on you to do great things.
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.