At the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Advanced Medicine & Health Care program students explore a wide array of health care careers and develop the skills required to succeed in college and in the 21st century health care environment.
The 10-day NYLF Advanced Medicine & Health Care program is held on the campuses of Johns Hopkins University* and the University of Chicago, enabling you to explore the wide, green spaces, and winding paths of these inviting universities.
At the challenging and rewarding program, you will examine an actual medical training facility and take part in a simulated patient encounter. You will diagnose a patient and develop the optimal plan of care. You also immerse yourself in the program’s simulated six-phase epidemiology case study, which puts you at the center of managing a serious outbreak.
By attending the NYLF Advanced Medicine & Health Care program you will explore a broad range of educational pathways and accompanying careers in health care – providing you with a critical advantage as you make important decisions about college and careers!
Activities & Benefits
Gain a valuable head start on your future as you explore careers in medicine and health care!
When you enroll in NYLF Advanced Medicine & Health Care, you will:
- Explore a variety of health care professions through the program’s exciting, hands-on, interactive curriculum, small group activities with your peers and true-to-life medical workshops.
- Enhance your scholastic credentials as you prepare for the college application process.
- Experience the life and culture of a college student as you reside throughout the program on a prominent college campus.
- Take a guided site visit to a medical school, and meet and interact with current medical students and college admissions representatives.
- Discover the skills and education needed to be successful as a health care provider.
By completing this program, you are also eligible for college credit from George Mason University.
Curriculum designed in cooperation with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.