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JACK'S Summer Scholars Program has a rich history of providing students with the opportunity to view the world of neonatology and pediatric subspecialties through clinical mentoring and research. Summer scholars have the opportunity to work with the neonatal team as they provide care and conduct research related to infant and maternal health. Specific emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of multidisciplinary hospital care. The program also enables participants to explore medical career opportunitiesin pediatric subspecialties such as general surgery,anesthesiology, neurosurgery and infectious diseases.
25 October 2011 11:15 AM to 01 February 2012 12:00 AM
Children's Hospital of Richmond, VA
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The goals of JACK’s Summer Scholars Program are to:

• Foster student interest in the importance of medical research and the medical profession through
exploration of various areas of pediatrics and neonatology.

• Use mentorship to educate in a collaborative team environment and to teach medical professionalism.

Pre-Med Undergraduate Track

Program candidates are selected from a highly competitive
pool of applicants. All levels of university students in good
standing are encouraged to apply, however preference
is given to rising seniors.

This track offers pre-medical undergraduate college students
an introduction to research, patient care, and ethical issues
in neonatology. This track also provides exposure to a
broad spectrum of health care providers through pediatric
medicine shadowing opportunities. Each student is paired
with a medical student for their project.

Application and Important Dates
Application deadline - February 1, 2012
Program dates - May 21, 2012 - July 15, 2012

Download the JACK'S Summer Scholars Program application.
*Please email completed application to

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