Follow your passion to explore health careers
Work with real equipment + professionals in this summer enrichment medical specialties program
Dig deep into the world of medical practice with this two-week overnight STEM camp Focus Program. You’ll learn to read X-ray images, review lab tests, and practice skills like intubation, suturing, and differential diagnosis in cutting-edge simulation labs.
Open up the world of medicine
What you'll do
Medical Simulation Labs
Visit state-of-the-art medical simulation labs to hone your medical skills. Receive real-time feedback from doctors and nurses while placing IVs, scrubbing into surgery, or responding to a patient in cardiac arrest.
Anatomy + Dissection
Explore major body systems through a fetal pig dissection. Discover how the organs and skeletal structure relate to the human body, uncovering a world of medical terminology.
Review and interpret diagnostic tests, from MRI images to hemoglobin counts in blood. Identify healthy and unhealthy tissue under the microscope and use the results of these tests to suggest a diagnosis.
Assess a variety of patient case studies, order imaging and lab tests, and review symptoms and test results to make a final diagnosis for your patient. Analyze the most common symptoms—including those that still stump doctors—to deepen your medical understanding and diagnostic abilities.
Work with medical professionals from top hospitals, practices, and simulation labs in this STEM camp. Ask questions, get advice, and make connections that can help you visualize future career paths in medicine. You’ll step into the life of a medical doctor or nurse and put your interest into action. Each day will be a variety of case studies, hands-on practice, and discussion, so you’ll never get bored.
Explore health careers with real doctors and technicians
Take a look at some of the program faculty and speakers over the years to get a sense of who you’ll be learning with. You get the real deal here at EXPLO.
Everything you need for a summer to remember
- Gym, pool, playing fields
- Plenty of outdoor space to explore
- Weekend off-campus trips
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the dining hall
- 24/7 health center
- 5:1 student-to-staff ratio
- Student support from live-in deans, residence directors, and student advisors
Come for the medical program, stay for student life
At EXPLO, you’ll challenge yourself to make new discoveries—and have summer fun! From outdoor movies, trivia nights, and home run derbies to weekend trips to the beach, world-class Manhattan museums, and journeys up the Hudson River, you’ll make unforgettable memories and form lasting bonds with peers around the country and world.