Mini Medical School Bootcamp for High School Students

March 25, 2017
1001 Avenida De Las Americas | Houston, TX 77010
Contact: Viera Ewell
Phone: (310) 437-0544, ext. 104
Times: 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Admission: Free. Student Application Form is due to SAGES by February 17.
Area of Town: Downtown

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Mini Medical School Boot Camp and Interactive Experience will host 100 high school students from the Houston area to learn about the field of surgery through lecture and simulation so they can begin to appreciate that being in the operating room is rewarding, important and exciting work.


The program includes classroom lectures, hands-on learning and culminates with the “Top Gun Interactive Experience” - a power packed hour featuring video games that help decrease errors, to robotic helicopters that allow students to show off their skills.The Student Application Form is due to SAGES by February 17, 2017, to guarantee your spot in the boot camp.


Students must submit to their teacher/counselor to fill in their statement of support and then forward to SAGES via email to or fax to 310-437-0585, attn: SAGES Mini Med School. The program is of no charge to the students but there are only 100 spots available.Selected students will be notified if they have been chosen to attend. Parents are responsible to bring their children to the program and back home. Lunch will be served. The students will receive a certificate of participation as well as the possibility of winning special recognition awards.


A School Support Letter is available to high schools that may be interested in promoting this to their students.Visit for an application and additional information.

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