Pre-Medical & Pre-Pharmacy Programs
Students who are interested in pursuing a care in health care can become involved in one ore more of our educational and enrichment programs. These pre-medical and pre-pharmacy programs are designed for those interested in medicine or pharmacy and allows them to learn about these fields and career paths prior to entering NEOMED or entering a career in health care.
AHEC Scholar’s Program
The AHEC Scholars Program invites you to discover interprofessional team-based education dialogue and experiences to enhance access to quality health care in your community.
The program is designed as a supplement your existing health professionals program to learn interprofessional team-based education with both urban and rural populations in underserved communities.
The Anatomy Academy at NOEOMED is a two-week immersive anatomy institute that offers a fun and challenging experience working along experts in the field in state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities. Designed for both students and adult learners, this low stakes learning opportunity will allow you to broaden your knowledge and skills under the guidance of Dana Peterson, Ph.D., an award-winning, nationally-renowned professor of anatomy and neurobiology.
The Brain Bee is a neuroscience competition for high school students, 14-18 years of age. This live Q&A competition that tests the neuroscience knowledge of high school students. Students will compete to determine who is the “Best Brain.”
Tutoring will occur the second Saturday of every month beginning in August with the competition taking place on January 13, 2018.
HealthSuccess is a highly selective enrichment program for ninth through eleventh grade students who are from groups underrepresented in medicine and pharmacy. The program was developed for those students who are specifically interested in medicine or pharmacy and begin to allow them to learn about these fields early in their education. Students gain college readiness skills, medical and pharmacy school preparation through their participation in various activities and workshops. HealthSuccess programs are typically held monthly from September to May.
Health Professions Affinity Communities (HPAC)
The Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) is a program designed to support and guide students in grades 9 through 12 who have an interest in extending their connection to, and preparing for, a career in the health professions. HPAC offers a host of academic and community-based experiences with the aim of empowering students to take charge of their academic and career development and make a difference in the health of their communities.
The HPAC model is a customizable program. Each HPAC school or community organization partner is guided by a process that helps them to develop a menu of programs from which to develop student plans.
NEOMED and the Area Health Education Center program are excited to announce the restructuring of our premier MEDCAMP program called, MEDCAMP Health-a-Thon, based off the popular hack-a-thon programs being conducted at universities all across the country!
Pathways to Pharmacy
Pathways to Pharmacy offers work-based learning experiences, personal development workshops, and math and science enrichment activities to learn more about the pharmacy profession. This summer program is designed for sophomores, and juniors in high school.