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The Medical Academy provides you with an introduction to the field of medicine—and a glimpse into the Georgetown University Medical Center, which includes the nationally ranked School of Medicine and School of Nursing & Health Studies, in addition to the world-renowned Lombardi Cancer Center. You'll explore topics ranging from human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, and infectious diseases to surgery, cancer, and biomedical ethics. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to work in the Gross Anatomy Lab, use a patient simulator, and focus on some of today's pressing medical issues, such as preventative medicine, heart disease, and HIV.

Estimated Tuition:


Includes tuition, housing, and meals

The Medical Academy is offered during the following dates:

  • June 16–June 22, 2019
  • June 23–June 29, 2019
  • July 7–July 13, 2019
  • July 14–July 20, 2019

How You'll Benefit

  • Work with a patient simulator
  • Practice dissection
  • Explore the latest in medical advances within a lab setting
  • Work with Georgetown University medical students and professors
  • Gain hands-on experience taking blood pressure, listening for heart sounds, working in the suture lab, conducting an ultrasound, analyzing a cadaver, and more

Program Format & Subject Areas

As a student in the Medical Academy, you'll spend your day immersed in a blend of classroom lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, and group discussions. Throughout the course of the week, you'll have the opportunity to explore the following subject areas:

  • Gross anatomy
  • Cardiovascular physiology and pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Biomedical ethics
  • Current medical issues, such as HIV
  • Alternative medicine
  • ICU medicine
  • Emergency medicine and trauma surgery
  • Autopsy

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