The third session of Boston University School of Medicine’s Introduction to Careers in Medicine (BU-ICM) took place this summer with 17 high-school students from local private schools throughout Massachusetts. During the week-long program, students participated in a various experiential learning activities on the medical campus to learn more about careers in medicine and to gain exposure to different aspects of health care.

The students visited the operating room (OR) at Boston Medical Center with Dr. Ken Grundfast.

They studied the anatomy of the brain with PhD students in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology.

The students also visited the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) where they did mini-experiments using ELISA techniques and creating viral structures with candy.



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