Getting into medical school can be a long and arduous process and difficult to navigate particularly if students wait until college to start the process. The Young Physicians Initiative provides early and interactive guidance to high school students with academic potential, a commitment to completing college and who have an interest in a career in medicine. Our program leaders are professors, clinical physicians and medical students.
We inspire high school students into a career in medicine by:
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How did YPI help our students?
82% understand the process of becoming a doctor.
82% became interested in becoming a doctor.
91% knew the timeline of medical school.
100% recommend the program to friends.
100% are supported by their family to become a doctor.
"They inspired me a lot and I feel more stronger to reach my dream to become a doctor. Overall I'm very thankful that I get to be part of the YPI and I won't know ANYTHING about medical school or being a medical student, or how to diagnosis things, and more."
Check out more about YPI fellows in our Fellow Spotlight.
The project is a collaborative effort supported by communities leaders from