Tosteson Medical Education Center
260 Longwood Ave, Room 244
Boston, MA 02115
Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program
Year Program Started: 2004
Max. Participants/Year: 60+
Application Deadline: see Web site
Program Timeframe: 10 weeks, select Saturdays from November to February
Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12
Type of Program: education, research, mentoring, career/academic planning
Program Attributes: non-credit, mentors/advisors provided
Program Acceptance Requirements: disadvantaged status, according to National Institute of Health guidelines (inclusive of racial/ethnic minority status, first-generation college status, low-income status, or poor access to educational resources
Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: anatomy, biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biophysics, education (health, science), education, engineering (biomed), genetics, pre-medicine, medicine, nursing, pathology, pre-pharmacology, pharmacology, public health, science (biomed), science (health)
Additional Comments: HPREP is an outreach program led by Harvard Medical School graduate, medical, dental, & public health students. Our mission is to recruit high school students from undeserved & underrepresented backgrounds into science, medicine, & public health. Our goal is to use fun, hands-on lectures & labs paired with one-on-one mentoring to give students the excitement, confidence, & role models necessary for them to succeed in these fields. Sessions include topics like cancer biology, vaccines and more.
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