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Register for the 2020 FACES Summer Medical Academy

Hosted by PHI's FACES for the Future, the FACES Summer Medical Academy gives high school students ages 15+ in-depth, hands-on opportunities to explore their interests in health, clinical skills, and the art of medicine.

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This year, FACES Summer Medical Academy (FSMA) is going virtual! Just like in previous years, FSMA gives high school students ages 15+ in-depth, hands-on opportunities to explore their interests in health, clinical skills, and the art of medicine.

Register today to join us on Zoom from the comfort of your home (or wherever you are!) for a safe, fun, and transformative summer experience.

Register here

 

Registration Deadlines:

  • FSMA Block 1: 7/13/20
  • FSMA Block 2: 7/27/20
  • College Prep & Research Mentorship: 7/16/20
  • Mental Health First Aid for Students: 8/3/20
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid for Adults: 8/3/20

Program Qualifications:

FSMA welcome students who are:

  • Motivated and responsible.
  • 15 years or older by the start of the program.
  • Genuinely interested in learning about a career in healthcare.
  • Willing to participate fully in a unique learning experience.

Questions? Please contact us at facesforthefuture@gmail.com

“The program was life changing. The eye-opening experiences, the incredible exposure, and the inspirational speakers. . . It has truly impassioned me to become a doctor.” - FSMA participant

Block One: July 20 – July 31 31

Welcome & Orientation (Mandatory)
Friday July 17th, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:30pm

In this session, students will learn how to take vitals and a full patient history, meet a variety of physicians and health professionals, gain a deeper understanding of current public health issues, and participate in important discussions about mental health and medical ethics. See the Block One Workshop List.

  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Times: 10:00 – 11:30 am and 1:30 – 3:00 pm (students attend both sessions each day)
  • Tuition: $750 for 2 weeks; includes materials and supplies

 

Block Two: August 3 – August 14

Welcome & Orientation (Mandatory)
Friday, July 31st, 2020 from 3:30 – 5:00pm

In this session, students will learn how to suture, meet paramedics and other health professionals, learn CPR, gain a deeper understanding of mental health diagnoses and stigma, and activate their thinking around patient rights and cultural competency in medicine. See the Block Two Workshop List.

  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Times: 10:00 – 11:30 am and 1:30 – 3:00 pm (students attend both sessions each day)
  • Tuition: $750 for 2 weeks; includes materials and supplies

 

Customize Your FSMA Experience

For the first time ever, FSMA is also offering certifications and enrichment experiences for students and their families. For general information about our additional offerings look below. More details about the customized experiences are available here.

College Prep & Research Mentorship: July 21 – August 21

  • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Times: 1:00 – 2:30 pm
  • Tuition: $300 for 5 weeks

Mental Health First Aid Certification for Students

  • Dates: August 18th AND August 20th (must attend both sessions)
  • Times: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Tuition: $180 includes 6-hour course and professional certification

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification for Parents and Adults

  • Dates / Times: August 19th, 4:30 – 6:30 pm AND August 22nd, 9:30 – 11:30 am (must attend both sessions)
  • Tuition: $180 includes 6-hour course and professional certification

Originally published by FACES for the Future


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