Lang Youth Medical Program

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY.
Type Academic Enrichment, Academic Year Program, Middle School Students


The mission of the Lang Youth Medical Program is to inspire, support, and motivate young people representative of the neighborhood surrounding Washington Heights to realize their college and career aspirations, especially in the health sciences. One of the program’s main objectives is to create meaningful mentoring relationships with medical students, residents, faculty, staff, and administrators. Students attend programs every Saturday during the school year and for four weeks during the summer. Students can become involved as advisors during the weekly program or as mentors during lunches, bowling trips, movie nights, etc.


Lang Youth Medical Program is a six-year science education and mentoring program for middle school students that puts the hospital&rsquo,s educational resources to work for young people in Washington Heights.&nbsp,