The Next Generation of Leaders

Summer 2018 College Outreach Program

In collaboration with the Summer Math and Science Honors (SMASH) Academy,  Stanford Department of Surgery and S-SPIRE Center present the SMASH Rising Professional Development Day!

Students in SMASH Rising have graduated from the SMASH Academy and will be entering their 1st or 2nd year of college in Fall 2018. The SMASH Rising program consists of professional development sessions and 4-week internships with partner organizations to build career skills and gain real-world work experience.

Stanford is hosting a professional development day for SMASH Rising, centered of the them of Medicine & Meaningful Work with workshops led by Stanford staff, faculty, and affiliates. 

The Curriculum

On Friday, July 20th, 2018 students in the SMASH Rising program will participate in activities showcasing how a STEM education can power social change. Speakers from the career education, biodesign, global health, and more have volunteered their time to talk about meaning in the workplace. See the full schedule below!