Skip to main content
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


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.


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 Kimberley Folkes, 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


Phone: (916) 734-4084

Fax: (916) 703-5568