Rady Children's Hospital Summer Medical Academy

Want to be a doctor, pharmacist, nurse or RT?<br/>We can show you what it's all about!

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, in collaboration with UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences presents the 2017 Summer Medical Academy.

July 10-21, 2017
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Summer Medical Academy is seeking highly motivated students who are interested in a career in medicine or pharmacy. Eligible students will be 15-19 years old by July 2017.

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In this experience of a lifetime, students will:

  • Practice hands-on clinical skills such as casting, IV insertion, resuscitation,suturing and wound management, all led by medical professionals
  • Delve into the evolving world of medicine, surgery, trauma, genomics, and emergency response
  • Experience the excitement of high-tech clinical simulation and imaging
  • Interact with medical faculty, physicians-in-training and other health professionals

Tuition for this two week program is $2,300 and is partially tax deductible. Tuition covers all course and lab materials, scrubs, transportation for field trips and daily lunch. Parking at UCSD is not included. Proceeds from the Academy will benefit the FACES for the Future program at Rady Children's.

Application deadline is a postmark of February 24, 2017, with a $35 application fee. Full tuition payment for those accepted will be due by May 15th. Tuition payment instructions will be included in acceptance letters. Applications must be submitted with a non-refundable $35 processing fee (check made payable to "Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego"). Some financial aid is available to qualifying students. Please see application for further information.

Click here to download the application
Click here to download the scholarship application

Mail completed application and fee to:
Rady Children's Hospital
Summer Medical Academy
3020 Children's Way - MC 5073
San Diego, CA

Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. No Exceptions!

For questions, please contact us at 858-966-7748 or rchsummermedicalacademy@rchsd.org