MSM STEAM Academy 2016MSM S.T.E.A.M. Academy 9-12

The Office for Educational Outreach and Health Careers is committed to helping MSM’s mission to increase the number of individuals underrepresented in medicine, the health professions, and the scientific workforce by providing pipeline programs designed to enhance educational opportunities in STEAM disciplines, intensify exposure to cutting edge biomedical and public health research, and provide preparation for successful application to and matriculation in schools emphasizing careers in the health professions.

The MSM S.T.E.A.M. Academy (9-12) will introduce students to biomedical research and health careers.  Participants will be immersed in scientific instrumentation and laboratory techniques, as well as participate in mini-courses and workshops on health equity, careers in the sciences and health professions, critical thinking and career planning. 

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Option 1: A two-week session of laboratory techniques and anatomy

Eligibility

  • Interest in Biomedical Research
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • Completed online application
  • Copy of most recent Report Card

Hours of Operation for Summer Program

  • Session 1: May 30 - June 9  
  • Session 2: June 19 - June 30

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Program Cost
The cost for the program is $300.00 for each two-week session. Payments are due prior to the program opening session. Students accepted to the program will be notified when the payments are due. The method of payment is either cashier's checks or money orders, and payments should be made payable to Morehouse School of Medicine. Please record the student's name and "MSM STEAM Academy 9-12" on the method of payment (NO PERSONAL CHECKS). 

 

Option 2: Authentic Research Experience.

*Students are matched with an MSM research mentor to complete a 6 week scientific investigation. Potential mentors will be listed on this website. 

Eligibility

  • Interest in Biomedical Research
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • Completed online application
  • Copy of most recent Report Card
  • 2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 from a science teacher)
  • Letter describing why you are interested in laboratory research and which project you are most interested in

Hours of Operation for Summer Program
June 5 - July 14, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Program Cost
The cost for the program is $600.00 for the six-week session. Payments are due prior to the program opening session. Students accepted to the program will be notified when the payments are due. The method of payment is either cashier's checks or money orders, and payments should be made payable to Morehouse School of Medicine. Please record the student's name and "MSM STEAM Academy 9-12" on the method of payment (NO PERSONAL CHECKS). 

 

Dr. Kyndra C. Stovall, Ph.D.
Office for Educational Outreach and Health Careers
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Office: (404) 752-1843 | Email: kstovall@msm.edu 

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MSM STEAM Academy (9-12) Online Application (link will become available during open application periods)