Future DOcs

Future Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine

Grades 7-9

DATES: June 24 – 29, 2018


Acceptance decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Apply early!

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Future DOcs Description

Have you always dreamed of being a doctor? Is a medical career in your future? If you are interested in a career in health care and have a strong interest in science, this is the program for you! Come learn more about becoming a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health professional; apply for Future DOcs-GATE!

The purpose of this program is to foster an interest in the STEM fields, create awareness of college admission, and generate a strategy to become a successful health care professional. As a participant, students will discover the content of medical courses through demonstrations and hands-on activities, explore the options for undergraduate majors, and gain information about medical specialties.

Students have the opportunity to work with physicians and community members through their participation in classes encompassing topics such as CPR certification, first aid, EMT, osteopathic manipulative medicine demonstrations, anatomy/ physiology training, pathology, dissection, biochemistry, and veterinary medicine.

D.O.s, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, can be found in small, rural clinics or busy, urban health centers, performing specialized procedures at major research hospitals, or exploring new ways to treat global health threats. There’s a world of opportunity behind those two letters! Come expolore the possibilities at the FutureDOcs program!

The application process is very competitive and space is limited.

Sample Daily Camp Schedule

8:00 am - 8:15 am Arrival at drop-off
8:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast and networking
8:30 am - 11:00 am CPR Training
11:00 am - 12:00pm Group research
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm Dissection
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Paramedic visit
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm Pick-up
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm Dinner for residential and extended day students 
6:15 pm - 6:30 pm Extended day commuter studentpick-up
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Group activities for residential students

Breakfast and lunch provided Monday – Friday