We contribute to several programs that engage young learners in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education activities and help them explore the many career opportunities in medicine and biomedical research.
Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine and HealthcareAn online course that offers insight into healthcare career options and strategies for entering the workforce.
Northwestern Medicine Discovery ProgramExposes high school students to a broad range of healthcare careers through activities such as tours, guest speakers, group discussions and hands-on projects.
Northwestern Medicine Scholars Program
Enables outstanding high school students at Westinghouse College Prep to explore and be better prepared for potential careers in medicine as future physicians and biomedical scientists.
Oncofertilty Saturday AcademyThe academy lets high school girls explore reproductive science, cancer biology and oncofertility.
Promoting Inner-City Youth in Science and Medicine encourages youth to explore science and medicine career opportunities through mentor-guided, interactive educational opportunities and activities.
Science in Society
Summer Research Programs
Undergraduate students spend their summers learning and working as active participants in cancer research.