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Freshman to Physician Seminar for High School Students

High school students at all grade levels who represent underserved and underrepresented minority groups are invited to explore careers in medicine, dentistry and the allied health professions at the Freshman to Physician Seminar, set for 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 13 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center.

The day will include:

-       Interactive sessions with a variety of “cases."

-       Discussions with pre-medical and medical students.

-       Discussions with physicians, dentists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

-       Tours of the IU School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary.

The event is dedicated to the vision of Project Outreach and Prevention’s Health Professional Enrichment Program to increase the number of underserved, underrepresented high school students choosing careers in medicine, dentistry, and allied health professions.

Indiana University Northwest offers the premier pre-med college program in Northwest Indiana. The IU School of Medicine – Northwest (IUSM-NW), located on the same campus, is the region’s only medical school. The IU Northwest College of Arts and Sciences offers pre-professional tracks in medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical and occupational therapy, chiropractic, podiatry, and pharmacology. Students may pursue these studies in connection with four-year degree programs in biology, chemistry or psychology, which are the most popular pre-professional study tracks at IU Northwest.

Lunch is provided. To register, visit https://www.iun.edu/admissions/freshman-to-physician/index.htm

Saturday January 13, 2018 08:30 AM
Saturday January 13, 2018 04:00 PM
Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, Savannah Center
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