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Rural Medical & Science Scholars

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - 1:00pm

Rural Medical & Science Scholars, June 10-29

Attention, high school juniors! Get a jump-start on college and explore a career in health or science!

Rural Medical & Science Scholars SUMMER 2023 JUNE 10–29

What Will I Do as a Rural Medical & Science Scholar?

For 2½ weeks this summer, you will—

  • Make new friends with similar interests and goals.
  • Get a tour of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and talk with faculty and students.
  • Take a health science college-level course (Introduction to Health Professions).
  • Earn certification as a Junior Master Wellness Volunteer.
  • Participate in practical learning activities such as Telehealth, Injury and Illness (I2 ) Simulation, Gray for a Day, Scholars in the Kitchen, Scholars in Engineering, and Suturing Techniques and One Health.
  • Live on campus, including weekends, and get a taste of college life.


See the PDF brochure for more details. 

Department: Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
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Portrait of Ms. Ann Sansing
Extension Instructor
Rural Medical Scholars Program Director/Community Health Coordinator