The Georgetown Summer Institute in Health Professions (“Club Med”) is a 10-week, 12-credit, in-person undergraduate program. The Club Med Institute will take place from Monday, June 3 to Friday, August 9, 2024.
Club Med students will enroll in two, 5-credit Foundational Science + Lab Courses (10 credits total) alongside a Health Professions Seminar (2 credits) that spans the 10-week cross-session.
IDST 3230: Health Professions Seminar (2 credits)
Prof. Jennifer Ericson
The Health Professions Seminar is a pass/fail seminar that runs over the 10-week cross-session. Weekly sessions will introduce students to the methods and meaning behind a career in the health professions with a focus on building a strong post-graduate application. Meetings will include classroom and experiential components aiming to help students develop strong applications, exercise genuine reflective career discernment, and interact with current medical students and health professionals. Topics might include:
- Introduction to Health Professions (differences between MD and DO degrees, as well as discussion of careers in PT, Dentistry, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, etc.)
- Choosing your path
- Doctor, Heal Thyself: wellness tips for stress management in med school and beyond
- Building a Successful Grad/Med School Application
- Medical Humanities
- Guest Speaker Series (GUMC colleagues)
- Alumni Mentor series
Course meets June 5 – August 9, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Core Science Sequence Options
Descriptions for all core science courses may be found in the Course Catalog.
BIOL-1205-20: Foundations of Biology I
BIOL-1206-10: Foundations of Biology II
BIOL-1215-20: Foundations of Biology I Lab
BIOL-1216-10: Foundations of Biology II Lab
CHEM-1100-10: General Chemistry Lecture I
CHEM-1200-20: General Chemistry Lecture II
Prof. Diana Glick
Course meets July 8–August 9, 2024, Mon. – Thu., 8:30 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
CHEM-1105-10: General Chemistry Lab I
CHEM-1205-11: General Chemistry Lab II
CHEM-1205-20: General Chemistry Lab II
CHEM-1205-21: General Chemistry Lab II
CHEM-2100-10: Organic Chemistry Lecture I
CHEM-2200-20: Organic Chemistry Lecture II
CHEM-2105-10: Organic Chemistry Lab I
CHEM-2105-11: Organic Chemistry Lab I
CHEM-2205-20: Organic Chemistry Lab II
CHEM-2205-21: Organic Chemistry Lab II
PHYS-2051-10: Principles of Physics
PHYS-2052-20: Principles of Physics II
PHYS-2056-10: Principles of Physics Lab
PHYS-2057-20: Principles of Physics Lab II
You must participate in all scheduled programming. You may not partially participate in the Institute. Any outside commitments you may have—including but not limited to summer internships—cannot conflict with either class meetings or experiential components. Students who wish to take one of the courses à la carte may do so through the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies, space permitting.
If you’ve already taken one of the courses for this Institute, please reach out to the Summer Institute in Health Professions Associate Director, Jennifer Ericson at email@example.com with your specific questions regarding courses and participation.