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INMED offers summer academic enrichment sessions for American Indian students at the junior high, high school and medical preparatory levels. These summer programs are designed to bolster participants' math and science skills, introduce health career requirements, and help develop potential for success in health science careers.
In addition, these summer programs introduce the students to life on a college campus. Students are housed in UND dorms, eat in the cafeteria and classes are held in University classrooms.
Summer Institute Program
American Indian students in grades 7-12 are encouraged to participate in the INMED Summer Institute Program (SI), which is a six week academic enrichment session for students who are interested in exploring careers and fields of study in healthcare. SI provides students an opportunity to enhance their potential for success in a health career through daily classes in biology, chemistry, communications/study skills, health with basic first aid, math and physics. These courses are vital for a successful health career.
In addition to the coursework, Summer Institute participants are given the opportunity to experience life on a college campus, listen to successful American Indian health professionals, learn more about various health careers, participate in educational field trips, and meet other American Indian students from across the United States.
60 students are selected each year to participate in SI. Supervision is provided on a twenty-four hour a day basis for the entire six-week period. All educational expenses, i.e., room and board transportation, are paid by the program with funds from our Indian Health Service grant.
SUMMER INSTITUTE APPLICATION:
Med Prep Program
Med Prep is a six-week summer session for American Indian college upperclassmen and graduates who are preparing for medical school coursework. The program is divided into two major components: pre-medical students preparing to take or retake the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and those incoming first year medical students can enroll in an online biochemistry and physiology blackboard course.
Students preparing to take and/or retake the MCAT are offered full-day sessions focusing on the basic sciences, including biochemistry and physiology, as well as verbal reasoning and writing.
Incoming first-year medical students are offered an online blackboard course that focuses on the academic content of the first year medical curriculum. The course is designed to strengthen students knowledge of biochemistry and physiology.
Shadowing is a major aspect of both components. Students receive shadowing appointments in a variety of areas, including emergency care, cardiology, renal analysis, respiratory care and surgery. Visitations to area hospice/home care and rehab facilities are also offered.
Students also participate in computer workshops, attend presentations by medical school personnel and visit Indian Health Service facilities. All living and educational expenses for this program are funded.