Junior Doctors Academy
JDA 2011 Summer School
The Junior Doctors Academy (JDA) is a special academic enrichment program for motivated seventh and eighth grade students attending Kings Canyon, Sequoia and Terronez Middle Schools who are interested in a career in medicine or another health profession.
Sunnyside DA at University of California, Los Angeles
Caruthers DA at Stanford University
Selma DA at Kaiser Hospital for Job Shadow
The Doctors Academy (DA) is a challenging school-within-a school program at Caruthers, Selma and Sunnyside High Schools for students interested in health professional careers. The program provides extended academic, personal, and career counseling as well as test preparation.
The DA includes: Summer school enrichment programs; rigorous accelerated classes with an emphasis on math, science and writing; weekly tutorial support from college-going students; Saturday academies and workshops; special counseling and support services; parent empowerment workshops; medical or health practitioner mentors; clinical placement in medical, science or health settings; special consideration for scholarship at CSU Fresno and consideration for early admission to the UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF School of Pharmacy.
Premedical and Health Scholars Program
The Premedical & Health Scholars Program is a program developed by the University of California, San Francisco Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research to provide support to disadvantaged or underrepresented Fresno State students committed to becoming competitive applicants to health professional schools. Selected students engage in a structured program of academic enrichment and social support, preparing them for admission into health professional school. The ultimate goal is for these individuals to become healthcare professionals that will practice in the Central Valley, providing care to the medically underserved.
Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)
The Health Careers
Opportunity Program (HCOP) at
California State University Fresno provides student academic support in
partnership with the University of California San Francisco Latino Center
for Medical Education and Research. HCOP prepares students for entry into
graduate programs and health professional schools and provides students
the opportunity to explore areas of academic and career interest. Students
are provided with summer program experiences, academic and career counseling
services, peer mentoring, technical writing assistance, MCAT and other
standardized test reviews, laboratory work opportunities, and research
and internship opportunities.