Do you dream of being a doctor someday? Are looking for a way to experience what it may look and feel like? We are so glad you found us! Dive in to life as a doctor this summer at Emerge Conference 2018.
Spend a life-changing day in the state-of-the-art Medical Education and Telemedicine Building on the beautiful UCSD campus experiencing
⇒Q & A sessions
ALL led by world-class physicians.
Join other motivated high school students from around Southern California who are ready to emerge as the medical professionals of tomorrow.
Emerge / 2018 Features…
I. Professional Hands-On Simulations
- Chest Compressions
- Chest Tubes
- IV Insertions
- Burr Hole
- Pre-hospital Defibrillation
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Setting Fractures
- Q & A about Colleges/Medical Schools/Residency Programs and more
II. Lectures by World-Class Physicians
1. Life-Threatening Emergencies
- Vital Signs and Medical History
- Lacerations and Wound Care
- Cardiac Arrest
- Traumatic Head Injuries
- Heart Attacks
- Pneumothorax and more!
2. The Process of Becoming a Doctor
- Undergraduate Degrees/Experience
- Choosing a Medical School
- Preparing for Exams
- Choosing a Specialty
- Residency: What Is It?
- National Resident Matching Program
- Internship: What Happens?
- Board Certification, Fellowship Opportunities, and more!
3. Life as doctor
- Working Shifts, Taking Call
- Emotional Stress, Balancing Your Personal and Professional Lives
- Delayed income, Continuing Medical Education
- What’s Next in Medicine
- State-of-the-Art techniques
- Latest research
- What Needs to be Discovered?
- Why Patients Need Your Help Now
III. Mentorship-based Small Group Q & A Sessions
Don’t Miss This Fantastic Opportunity!
Did you know…
A senior in high school is:
ONE year away from college
TWO years away from picking a college major
THREE years away from taking the MCAT and applying to medical schools
FOUR years away from earning a Bachelor’s Degree
FIVE years away from starting medical school
SIX years away from taking the USMLE Step 1
SEVEN years away from rotating through the major medical specialties
EIGHT years away from taking the taking the USMLE Step 2 and interviewing for a residency
NINE years away from beginning residency and taking the USMLE Step 3
TEN years away from becoming a board-certified physician
Emerge Conference 2018
June 29, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Medical Education and Telemedicine Building, UCSD
$249 per attendee. Open to students age 14+
Will YOU Be a Doc in a Decade?
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