Medicine & Healthcare Track

Pre-College Exploration Academy



Considering a career in medicine or healthcare? It’s a major decision that can influence the next four to twelve years of your life. Sign up for Summer Springboard’s Online Exploration Academy to see if medicine and healthcare is right for you!


January Session - Days 1 & 2:
January 23, 2021 January 24, 2021

January Session - Days 3 & 4:
January 30, 2021 January 31, 2021

June Session - Days 1 & 2:
June 12, 2021 June 13, 2021

June Session - Days 3 & 4:
June 19, 2021 June 20, 2021

Topics you'll cover

Emergency Medicine

Learn about emergency medicine on the frontlines of the pandemic through simulations and discussions.

Your instructor:

Dr. Craig Kutz, UC San Diego

Dr. Craig Kutz is a physician-scientist, currently working as a senior resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC-San Diego Health.


Learn about life as a geneticist and work on a project related to genetic testing for viruses and infectious diseases .

Your instructor:

Summer Morrill & John Replogle, MIT

Summer Morrill and John Replogle are Ph.D. candidates in biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Learn about the psychology behind human connection and social relationships.

Your instructor:

Adam Morris, Harvard University

Adam Morris is a Ph.D. candidate and instructor in psychology at Harvard University. He received his B.S. in psychology from Brown University, where he graduated magna cum laude with honors. Adam specializes in social-emotional learning. Most of us spend decades of our life in school, and yet we are never taught the most meaningful thing: how to be with other people, in a healthy and fulfilling way.


Explore the relationship between the mind, brain, and body and study the physiological basis for mental disorders such as schizophrenia.

Your instructor:

Dr. Jessica André, Yale University

Dr. Jessica André is a professor at Quinnipiac University in nearby Hamden, CT in the Psychology department.

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Summer Springboard Pre-College Summer Program