UIC Medicina Program Visit (5th & 7th Periods)

UIC Medicina Program Visit (5th & 7th Periods)
3/13/2020, 11:25 AM 12:15 PM
College and Career Center (Room 114)

A representative from UIC Medicina will be visiting Amundsen during 5th period. To attend, get a pass ahead of time from the CCC (room 114)

Developed in 2009 as part of the Hispanic Center of Excellence’s medical pipeline initiative, the Medicina Academy Apprentice Program is a pre-medical program aimed to initiate an educational pathway into medical school by investing in the preparation of high school students aspiring to become physicians. Apprentices take part in medical courses & lab sessions; higher education courses; and inter/intrapersonal activities; and career development sessions twice a month on Saturdays. (Program dates: September 2020 – May 2021)

Interested 9th, 10th, and 11th graders can apply by submitting the MAAP Admissions online Application, including a personal statement, recommendation letter and form, and unofficial transcript.

Program Eligibility

 Must be a current 9th, 10th or 11th grader at time of application (Needs to be matriculated in high school and in 10th, 11th or 12th grade by Fall 2020)

 Hispanic/Latino origin or interested in medical careers that serve the Latino community;

 Know at minimum conversational Spanish;

 Submit all completed items listed under the Checklist for Admissions Packet.

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