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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, clinical shadowing with in-person patient interaction, hands-on medical skills training utilizing UMMC’s advanced simulation capabilities, and more. 

Dates: July 12th – 30th, 2021, excluding Saturdays and Sundays

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: 

The University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216

Participant Slots Available: 20

Participant Requirements:

  • 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 are available at participating high schools, or apply online below. To request additional information, please contact Insight@umc.edu.

Apply Online Here