Clinical Anatomy Summer Program (CASP)

For High School Students Interested in Medical and Health Professions

The application period for CASP 2023 has ended.

The Clinical Anatomy Summer Program (CASP) at Stanford University is for high school students considering careers in medical and health-related fields, such as medicine, surgery, dentistry, EMT/paramedics, nursing, biomedical engineering, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sports medicine, and medical education. 

This in-person, week-long course will introduce students to the anatomy of the human body. Students will attend lectures given by Stanford Medicine faculty, engage in hands-on anatomy lab activities, observe surgical demonstrations, and attend workshops with Stanford physicians. Further information on CASP curriculum can be found here

All CASP students must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to show proof upon registration. 

This is a NON-residential program. Students are responsible for daily transportation. 

The 2023 CASP application is now closed. 

Program Dates: 

Session 1: June 26th-30th, 2023 

Session 2: July 17th-21st, 2023

CASP is a full-day program starting at 9 AM and ending at about 4 PM. A final schedule will be released to accepted students, and start and end times may be variable. 

Important Dates

December 1, 2024

Application for CASP opens. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

March 3, 2023

Application closes at 11:59PM PST

May 8, 2023

Enrollment deadline- remaining tuition due

June 26-30, 2023

CASP Session 1

July 17-21, 2023

CASP Session 2

CASP Application 

Prospective CASP students must complete an application to be considered for the program. High school transcripts must be uploaded in the application (unofficial transcripts are accepted). The application must be submitted by the application deadline, March 3rd, 2023 at 11:59PM PST. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and priority will be given to students who complete the application sooner, and answer application questions thoughtfully and thoroughly. 

Application deadline: March 3rd, 2023 11:59PM PST.

Program Fee: 

The CASP program fee is $4,000. Upon program acceptance notification, a $1000 non-refundable tuition deposit will be due within 7 days, with the remaining balance of $3,000 due at the enrollment deadline, May 8, 2023.

Age Requirement: 

Please note, students must be at least 15 years old at the start date of CASP. 

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