Applications are required to participate in Advanced Medical Academy (AMA) programs. These special programs have limited capacity (ranging from 10 – 20 students, depending on the program). Only Medical Academy (SMA-2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018; WMA-Mental Health Matters in Medicine; WMA-From Dreams to Reality: Become a Professional Nurse) Alumni are eligible to participate, including those who have served as a Group Leader/Mentor. Interested students and their parents are encouraged to review the information below, and reach out to the Center for Healthier Communities (858-966-7563) with any questions.
Cardiology: The Heart of the Matter – Processing & Enrollment Fee is $50 and covers all program materials; t-shirt; and meals. Transportation to the San Diego Convention Center and Parking at the location are not included, nor is housing. Applications become available on 7/27/18; are due no later than 8/23/18; email of acceptance will be sent by 8/31/18.
A Surgical Experience with Fresh Start – $450, includes course materials, t-shirt, parking & all meals. Transportation and Housing is not included. The next program will take place November 2-4, 2018 and a second will take place March 8-10, 2019. Applications FOR BOTH PROGRAMS become available on 9/14/18; are due no later than 10/9/18; emails of acceptance will be sent by 10/12/18. This is for both Session 1 & Session 2. See the program flyer here for more details!
To Apply: Download the program application here as well as the FSSG required Medical Record for Volunteers form. Applications may be submitted via email Aniela (Glinski) Brown, Program Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 9, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed.
Proceeds from the Medical Academy benefit the FACES for the Future-San Diego program at Rady Children’s, and are partially tax deductible.