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High School and College Programs

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The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford offers programs for high school and undergraduate college students interested in learning more about career opportunities in health professions and research.

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Illinois AHEC Scholars Program

Biomedical Sciences Summer Programs for High School and College Students Heading link

  • Summer Programs for High School Students

    Two summer opportunities are available to area high school students. The Summer Science Internship encourages understanding of medical research while the STEM Camp exposes current high school students to various aspects of biomedical sciences and motivates them to consider careers in science.

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  • Summer Medical Research Training (SMaRT) Program

    This summer training program offers specialized medical research training to current college students. The students will complete a two-month intensive training program in medical research at the basic research laboratories of the University of Illinois Chicago Health Sciences Campus-Rockford.

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Summer programs with NCRHP Heading link

The National Center for Rural Health Professions offers several experiences for high school and college students interested in learning about health care careers including a Rural Health Experience, Rural Health Careers Camp, Summer Preceptorship, and Career and College Readiness presentations.

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