Quillen College of Medicine to host summer camp


JOHNSON CITY (Feb. 12, 2015) – Rural high school students already eyeing a career in medicine and the health sciences can get an early glimpse of the field by attending the Rural High School Medical Summer Camp hosted by East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine. 

The camp is geared toward students who attend rural high schools and want to become physicians. Participants must be rising juniors, seniors or recent graduates.

The camp will be held June 14-19, and will include information on the various health sciences fields, field trips and hands-on lectures. Participants will reside on campus in Centennial Hall.

Tuition for the summer program is $200, which includes room, meals, supplies, extracurricular activities and transportation.

Space is limited to 25 spots. For more information, contact Carolyn Sliger, rural programs coordinator for ETSU’s Department of Family Medicine, at 423-439-6737 or . Those interested in taking part may apply online at www.etsu.edu/com/ruralprograms/premedical/hsmedicalcamp.aspx.

Deadline for applications is March 15.

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