Clinical Anatomy Summer Program (CASP)

For High School Students Interested in Medical and Health Professions

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 on the first day of the program. 

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

Program Dates: 

Session 1: June 24-28, 2024

Session 2: July 8-12, 2024

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

 

Age Requirement: 

Students must be at least 15 years old at the start date of CASP. 

 

Program Fee: 

The CASP program fee is $4,000. Upon program acceptance notification, a $1,000 non-refundable tuition deposit will be due within 7 days, with the remaining balance of $3,000 due at the enrollment deadline, May 10, 2024.

 

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 to be considered. 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. 

Applications will open Friday, December 1st, 2023 at 9:00 AM PST and close on Friday, March 8th, 2024 at 11:59 PM pST.

Important Dates

December 1, 2024

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

March 8, 2024

Application closes at 11:59PM PST

May 10, 2024

Enrollment deadline- remaining tuition due

June 24-28, 2024

CASP Session 1

July 8-12, 2024

CASP Session 2

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Frequently Asked Questions

Students will primarily spend their time in the Division of Clinical Anatomy spaces housed in the Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CCSR) at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. These spaces include the anatomy and bioskills lab.