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Medical Immersion

In Georgetown's Medical Immersion, you'll get a snapshot of a first-year medical school curriculum while exploring topics ranging from neuroscience and pathology to anatomy, immunity, cardiology, and endocrinology. Over the course of the program, you'll have opportunities to gain hands-on practice through lab work and field work, including human cadaveric dissections, patient case studies and simulations, blood pressure testing, and microscopic examinations of prepared slides and dissections. You'll leave the program with a deeper understanding of the world of medicine, as well as the tools that prepare you to pursue medical school.

Estimated Tuition:

$6,199

Includes tuition, housing, and 19 meals per week

How You'll Benefit

  • Connect with thought leaders and practitioners in the field of medicine
  • Analyze metabolic disorders
  • Perform blood pressure testing
  • Visit the Georgetown University Medical Center Gross Anatomy Lab
  • Work in a lab setting and practice modern medical techniques
  • Hear guest lectures from experts within the D.C. medical community
  • Connect with Georgetown faculty and medical staff
  • Create a research-based poster tied to a theme from the program

Program Format & Subject Areas

As a student in the Medical Immersion, you'll spend your time engaged in a combination of class sessions, field trips, hands-on workshops, group discussions, and extracurricular activities. Throughout the course of the program, you'll have the opportunity to explore subject areas including:

  • Current medical trends
  • Endocrinology
  • Anatomy
  • Gastrointestinal and renal systems
  • Brain anatomy
  • Neural processes
  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory functions
  • Immunology
  • Histology
  • Suturing
  • Organs and Body Cavities

Forms

During the Medical Immersion, you'll visit the Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. In order to attend this off-site visit, you must complete the Shock Trauma Center Consent Form and submit it as an attachment when uploading your Campus Life Forms.

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