National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine

National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine
Vienna, VA.
Type Test Preparation, Academic Enrichment, Global Health, Health Disparities, High School Students

Description

The National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED) introduces outstanding high school students to the world of medicine. This 10-day program introduces students to professionals from some of the nation’s top medical centers and faculty from renowned institutions of learning.

With close cooperation from many prestigious and technologically-advanced hospitals, research facilities and medical schools, the Forum challenges students to learn about a broad range of topics, including educational requirements, career options, clinical practice and complex ethical and legal issues facing the medical profession today. Students discuss global epidemics, cures for life-threatening diseases, life as a resident, medical specialties and primary care with current physicians and patients.

Each program culminates in a simulation that challenges students to consider a specific issue in public health and to present pertinent recommendations for achieving public awareness and concern for each issue.

Eligibility

The National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED) introduces outstanding high school students to the world of medicine. This 10-day program familiarizes students with professionals from some of the nation’s top medical centers and faculty from renowned institutions of learning.

With close cooperation from many prestigious and technologically-advanced hospitals, research facilities and medical schools, the Forum challenges students to learn about a broad range of topics, including educational requirements, career options, clinical practice and complex ethical and legal issues facing the medical profession today. Students will learn about medical specialties and primary care with current physicians and patients, explore what life will be like as a resident, and discuss responses to epidemics and threats to public health.

Please contact the program administrator for more details on dates and deadlines.

More Information

http://www.nylf.org/med



, 1919 Gallows Road, Suite 700
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 703-584-9240
Fax:
medicine_adm@nylf.org