Applications for the 2019 MASH (rising 11-12th graders) and CHAMPS (rising 8-10th graders) programs are available.
CHAMPS (Community Health Applied to Medical Public Service) is a FREE 1 week summer program In which through a variety of activities, students interact with health care experts, such as physicians, nurses, medical technologists, etc. Exposure to different areas of medicine and other health-related professions is an integral part of the CHAMPS experience. Students learn to identify some of the various healthcare disciplines, see what they do, how they relate to one another, and discover how the fundamentals of biology, anatomy, and other sciences are used in real life practice. Other activities offered during the one-week day program include training in basic CPR and First Aid, healthy lifestyle presentations, and a community service project.
M*A*S*H, or Medical Applications of Science for Health, is a FREE two-week summer camp that introduces high school students who are currently in the 10th , 11th and 12th grades to health careers. Students selected into the M*A*S*H program shadow five days in a variety of health care locations and learn medical terminology. The participants have hands-on activities to learn medical procedures such as heart dissection and suturing. They tour the UAMS Little Rock campus and take several local field trips. The group takes part in team building activities throughout the camp and learn about a variety of health careers and education levels needed for those different careers.
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