Start by planning today!Are you a 2019 junior or graduating high school senior? Are you a College or Post Baccalaureate pre-med or pharmacy student interested in Global International Health and a career in Medicine? Are you a solid academic student with a passion to better understand health disparities and/or are a student underrepresented in medicine? Have you completed at least one semester of college Spanish or two to four years of high school Spanish? Are you committed to developing second language fluency in Spanish? Want to know how you can merge your passion for travel and cultural diversity with your love for a career in medicine? Want to eventually return to inner city communities and use your skills to make a difference?
Apply now for our Urban Bridges's International Medical Scholars Study Abroad Program. This intense program will help exponentially improve your language skills pushing you towards language fluency and preparing you to meet the growing need of our Spanish only speaking patients. As you travel abroad, exploring other cultures and our global interconnectedness, the resulting awareness and adaptability helps to make you a better rounded individual. Medical schools often appreciate student applicants with this international experience potentially making you a more competitive applicant. Our travel abroad program is June 7 – July 24, 2019. The program will begin, however, one week prior to departure with a pre-participation orientation week. It will conclude, upon return to the U.S., with a Closing Ceremony and presentations in Spanish. Applications open September 1, 2018 and will close April 1, 2019. Scholars will be announced at the upcoming PREPARING OUR SUCCESSORS IN MEDICINE ANNUAL STUDENT GALA.College credit may be available but may require "Enrollment at Large" at one of our participating universities. Inquire directly with Dr. Conway for more details and instructions. You may also be able to arrange for credit through your own college or university.I AM ABEL FOUNDATION MENTEES DO NOT HAVE TO COMPLETE A NEW APPLICATION. ONLY THEIR LETTER OF INTENT. SEE DR. CONWAY FOR DETAILS. PRICING FOR 6 WEEKS INCLUSIVE SUMMER IMMERSION EXPERIENCE AVAILABLE. INSTALLMENT PLANS AVAILABLE. To learn more, click here>
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