Insight Summer Enrichment Program
UMMC’s Insight Summer Enrichment Program is designed to inspire Mississippi high school students belonging to one or more medically-underrepresented racial or ethnic groups to pursue careers in medicine. It also aims to educate participants on the steps necessary to become a physician and provide helpful insights from actual UMMC doctors and medical students.
Activities planned include presentations on a variety of medical and practical topics, workshops on creating and maintaining a resume and CV, interview skills training and mock interviews, and hands-on medical skills training utilizing UMMC's advanced simulation capabilities.
Dates: June 12-23, 2023, excluding Saturdays and Sundays
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216
Participant Slots Available: 20
- Self-identifies as member of a racial or ethnic group which is underrepresented in medicine (African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American)
- Age 16 – 18
- Enrolled in a participating high school
- Completion of program application with two teacher references
- No significant disciplinary or truancy issues reported
Additional Information: Daily lunch provided at no cost
Applications for the 2023 summer session closed on February 14th, 2023 at 11:59PM CST. To request additional information, please contact Insight@umc.edu.