High School and Pre Medical Experiences

High School Career Fair Rural High School Career Fair

The Division of Health Sciences Rural High School Career Fair.  This event brings rural high school juniors and seniors to ETSU Campus for one day to learn about the five colleges in the Division of Health Sciences.  This fair targets students interested in a career in Clinical & Rehabilitative Health, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health. The next career fair will be held on Thursday October 21, 2010. Click here for the application to register and for more information.

Sevierville Health Careers Summer Camp

In 2008, the ETSU-Sevier County Partnership Advisory Board approved a Three Point Plan for the Sevier County Student Recruitment into Health Professions.  One of the reinforcing strategies proposed was a health careers summer camp. The health career summer camp in Sevier County exposes campers to all five ETSU health sciences colleges to assure camper familiarity with a broad range of health disciplines and careers.  This allows evaluation of Sevier County students camper awareness of health professions and identifies camper learning. The camp emphasizes "hands-on" and experiential methods of learning. Several demonstrations are preformed which emphasize the importance of science as fundamental to all health professions. All campers are exposed to all health careers presented by the ETSU Health Sciences faculty.  Click here for more information.
Health Careers Summer Camp

High School Medical Camp

Rural High School Medical Camp

In an effort to increase the number of primary care physicians who choose to practice in rural areas, the Department of Family Medicine has sought to have a greater influence upon high school students during a period which is critical to their career determinations. Rural high school students eyeing a career in medicine and the health sciences can get an early glimpse into the field by applying to the camp, hosted by the James H. Quillen College of Medicine. The camp encourages the students to consider a career that previously may have appeared out of reach and gives them a set of experiences to guide them for preparation for entering medical school.  Click here for more information and to register online for the Medical Camp.  The next Rural High School Medical Camp will be held June 19 th- June 24 th, 2011.


Pre-Medical Rural Community Health Project

Pre-Medical Rural Community Health Project is a summer program  which offers premedical students with an interest in rural health and opportunity to participate in a six to eight-week Preceptorship with a primary care provider. Each student works on an intervention program to improve health problems or to prevent illness in a rural community. Application deadline is April. Click here for more information about the program.

To view our 2010 Pre-Medical Rural Community Health Projects, click here.

. Premedical Community Health Project