Summer Programs

Stanford Medical Youth Science Program

Third-year medical student Dora Castaneda (center) explains principles of human anatomy to high school seniors Keshia Groves (left) and Julio Gomez during the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, an intensive summer residential course in science and medicine for low-income and minority high school students. Credit: Steve Fisch

High school students

Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR)

The program is an eight-week program in which high school students from diverse backgrounds are invited to perform basic research with Stanford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and researchers on a medically-oriented project.


Stanford Medical Youth Science Program

Fully funded residential program invites low-income and ethnically disadvantaged sophomore and junior high school students from northern/central California to investigate and prepare for careers in medicine.



Early Matriculation Program

Leadership training and introduction to medical research for underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students who are set to begin their first year of Stanford medical school in the autumn quarter.

Stanford Summer Health Careers Opportunity Program

Six-week residential program for undergraduate sophomores and juniors who want to prepare for and enter careers in medicine and have experienced educational or economic barriers.

Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP) in Biomedical Sciences

Fully funded residential program for undergraduates who want to prepare for and enter Ph.D. programs in the sciences, especially students who represent diverse backgrounds, skills, and experiences.


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