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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, 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: June 10-21, 2024, excluding Saturdays and Sundays

Times: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


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 breakfast and lunch provided at no cost.

Thank you for your interest in the UMMC Insight Program. Applications for Summer 2024 are now closed.

Applications for the 2024 summer session closed on February 1st, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CST. To request additional information, please contact