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    Jump into Health Care at SUNY Upstate Medical University-Summer 2023

    Problem-Based Summer Intensive Program hosted by the College of Health Professions:
    This program is designed for 12 freshmen and/or sophomore college students. (Preference given to Onondaga County residents and/or Syracuse City School District graduates)

    Come explore health careers at Upstate Medical University in a 5-week summer program.

    Program details:

    • 5 weeks, June 12-July 14, 2023 (excluding June 19th & July 4th)
    • Monday-Friday 9:30am-3:00pm. 
    • Lunch will be provided
    • Aside from the exciting experience outlined below, selected participants will receive a $1,633 stipend!
    • Curriculum combines cognitive & experimental learning
    • For additional details, visit our Jump Into Healthcare Website

    Using cases based on common diagnoses students will:

    • Interview mock patients
    • Dig into content on anatomy and pathology
    • Learn about the specialized tests for diagnosis
    • Explore treatment options
    • Visit treatment settings
    • Interact with health care providers

     Program extras:

    • Public speaking opportunities
    • Health profession program application & interview tips
    • E-portfolio development
    • Job shadowing

    Application Process:

    • The application period is between January 15th through March 15th.
    • Selected students will be notified by April 15, 2023.
    • Any questions regarding this program can be directed to Dr. Katherine Beissner, Dean, College of Health Professions at beissnek@upstate.edu or 315-464-6560

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.