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Office of Student and Resident Diversity

Office of Student and Resident Diversity

High School K-12 Outreach Programs

The following outreach programs, coordinated through the Office of Student and Resident Diversity, focus on preparing and motivating students for college and medical school: k-12 outreach

k-12 outreach


Medical Student Morning—A Tour

Are you a high school student interested in becoming a medical doctor? Join us for a few hours in the morning and tour the medical school and participate in a workshop on how to complete a medical case history. This program is offered for school groups of 25 or larger.


Health Professions Saturday Academy

Health Professions Saturday Academy

Medical Students offer a four Saturday mini medical school program for educationally disadvantaged high school students. The program is offered in Fall and Spring and includes workshops on the major organ systems and presentation of a final research project.


Summer Scrubs and Beyond

Summer Scrubs and Beyond

Each year, Summer Scrubs and Beyond provides talented high school students from health profession high schools with a sense of the opportunities in science and health-care careers through a series of presentations and hands-on activities led by medical students, faculty and staff. The program includes a final research presentation, as well as a poster presentation on neurological disorders, and participation in Brain Awareness Week activities. The program is offered 3 days in August with 3 follow-up quarterly academic year meetings.


School Site Visits

School Site Visits

The School of Medicine's Outreach Officer visits health-related K-12 classes and clubs to make presentations regarding high school graduation, college, and medical school requirements.


College Fairs and Career Days

An outreach officer speaks with students, one-on-one regarding education and admission to the School of Medicine


Staff Contact

For further information about these programs, please contact Felicia Espina Miller, Outreach Officer.

Contact Address:
K-12 Outreach Programs
Office of Student and Resident Diversity
UC Davis School of Medicine
4610 X Street, Suite 4101
Sacramento, CA 95817

(916) 734-4084
Fax: (916) 703-5568