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ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine to host medical summer camp

staff report • Feb 15, 2013 at 2:07 AM

Rural high school students who plan to pursue careers in medicine can get an early glimpse of the field by attending the Rural High School Medical Summer Camp, which will be held June 9-14 at East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

Students from rural high schools who are 16 or older may apply for the camp, which will include job shadowing, information on various fields of medicine, field trips, lectures and hands-on activities related to medical education.

Participants will stay on campus in Centennial Hall.

Tuition is $175 and includes room, meals, supplies, extracurricular activities and transportation.

The camp is limited to 22 participants. For more information, call Carolyn Sliger, rural programs coordinator for the ETSU Department of Family Medicine, at (423) 439-6737 or e-mail sliger@etsu.edu.

Applications must be received by March 15 and are available online at http://www.etsu.edu/com/ruralprograms/premedical/hsmedicalcamp.aspx.

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