Future DOcs (Gifted and Talented) Summer Camp (June 2018)

June 24 - 29, 2018. Application Deadline: May 2, 2018.

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The camp is intended for academically able students, who are currently in grades 7, 8, or 9 and at least 12 years old.

If you are interested in a career in health care and have a strong interest in science, this is the program for you! Come learn more about becoming a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care professional; apply for Future DOcs–GATE.

Future DOcs–GATE is a one-week summer camp held on the campus of Michigan State University in partnership with the College of Osteopathic Medicine. The purpose of this program is to foster an interest in the STEM fields, create awareness of college admission, and generate a strategy to become a successful health care professional.

As a participant, students will discover the content of medical courses through demonstrations and hands-on activities, explore the options for undergraduate majors, and gain information about medical specialties. Students have the opportunity to work with physicians and community members through their participation in classes encompassing topics such as CPR certification, first aid, EMT, osteopathic manipulative medicine demonstrations, anatomy/ physiology training, pathology, dissection, biochemistry, and veterinary medicine.