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Mini-Medical University for Teens

About the Program

Memorial Hospital’s Volunteer Services Department offers a one-of-a-kind learning experience for high-school-aged students. This hands-on, in depth experience includes lectures from clinicians in specialty areas, labs, various career opportunities in a hospital setting, exposure to a clinical unit and service within Memorial.

Mini-Medical University for Teens is a full-day, week-long experience offered during the summer. Students who successfully complete Mini-Medical University for Teens are also eligible to interview for a volunteer position at the hospital. Due to privacy laws and other requirements, only high school students aged 15-17 who successfully complete Mini-Medical University for Teens are eligible to volunteer while in high school.

Program Prerequisites

Students ages 15-18 who have an interest in medicine are welcome to apply. The programming is designed for rising juniors and seniors.

‘Classes’ are scheduled from 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Participants benefit most when they attend all week, so applicants should also be available for at least one entire session.  Date preferences can be indicated on the application.

  • Session 101A: June 6 – June 10
  • Session 101B: June 20 – June 24
  • Session 101C: July 11 – July 15

Interested in applying?

We are currently accepting applications for the three upcoming summer 2022 MMU sessions! Follow the link below to download the application materials, including Frequently Asked Questions and information about turning in completed application packets. Applications must be received by Wednesday, April 13, 2022 to be consider in first round acceptances. First round offers will be made on Monday, April 18 and must be accepted by Monday, April 25.

After April 25, applications will be reviewed on an individual, rolling basis as space in each session allows until the program dates.

This year, the application requirements include:

  • A Statement of Interest
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Various Health Records
  • (Optional) Need-based Financial Scholarship Consideration

Application Materials