Health Professions Enrichment Program for 10th graders

Program date: January - May, 2020

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, in partnership with Virginia Tech’s College Access Collaborative is excited to launch the Health Professions Enrichment Program, an educational outreach program for 50 high-potential 10th grade students who are passionate about science and health-related careers.

Health Professions Enrichment Program (HPEP) 2018

The program will give the students a realistic look at what life is like as a pre-med student, medical student, and a medical professional. The program will consist of Saturday sessions at Virginia Tech’s Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke that provides hand-on, minds-on opportunities to learn about medical careers, problem-based learning, teamwork, conflict-resolution, and utilizing your strengths.

Students are required to remain fully engaged with the program from January to May.

Program dates are 9:00AM - 12:30PM:

  • January 18
  • March 7
  • May 16
 
As a capstone, approximately 20 highly motivated and engaged 10th grade students will have the opportunity to participate in a 4-day summer residential program at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg that will enhance their exposure to and knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Health disciplines (STEM-H), as well as heighten awareness of career opportunities in the health professions. Our summer residential program will be June 9-12, 2020.

Please contact Karen Eley Sanders at 540-231-4925 or kesanders@vt.edu if you have questions or need additional information.