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Medical Institute

The Medical Institute provides you with an introduction to the field of medicine—and a glimpse into the Georgetown 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:

$2,895

Includes tuition, housing, and meals

The Medical Institute is offered during the following dates:

  • June 17–June 23, 2018
  • June 24–June 30, 2018
  • July 29–August 4, 2018
  • August 5–August 11, 2018

How You'll Benefit

  • Work with a patient simulator
  • Use surgical box simulators
  • Practice dissection
  • Explore the latest in medical advances within a lab setting
  • Work with Georgetown University medical students and professors
  • Visit the National Museum of Health
  • 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 Institute, 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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