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Aspiring Physicians: Discover a Career in Medicine

"MEDacademy has provided me with the knowledge to get into college and the experiences that will help me throughout college."

- Brielle DiFranceisco
Class of 2015

Have you ever wondered about becoming a doctor? MEDacademy can provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the world of medicine. Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) is looking for highly motivated and talented high school students interested in becoming a physician. If you will be a rising high school junior or senior in summer 2019, MEDacademy may be the medical education program for you.

The four-week summer day program introduces high school students to medical school and helps to refine their particular interest in health care. Students are exposed to four featured medical specialties and participate in lectures, hands-on demonstrations, case-based learning activities, and interactive clinical simulations taught by our faculty, medical students and staff. Students experience firsthand what it is like to be a doctor, learning from featured guest speakers and guided tours of Cooper University Hospital. To conclude the full medical school experience, students present a final group project during a graduation ceremony.

To attend an information session see the More Information section below.

Summer 2019 Dates: July 8 – August 2, 2019

Preferred Application Deadline: March 11, 2019

Online Application

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MEDacademy Fact Sheet

Eligible Candidates

• High school students entering junior or senior year
• Excellent academic standing: GPA of 3.3 or above
• Successful completion of math and science courses
• Demonstrated interest in medicine


Tuition for the four week program is $2,600 and includes:

• Scrubs
• Stethoscope
• Daily lunch
• Field trips
• Educational resources
• Graduation reception and ceremony

Payments may be made with cash, check or money order made out to Rowan University with notation in the memo section: MEDacademy.

“MEDacademy has allowed me to realize that I want to go into the medical field without a doubt. The speakers have instilled in me that being happy and being a surgeon or doctor can definitely happen. It has been an experience that will stay with me for many years to come.” - Gabrielle Audu, Class of 2016




Mail materials to:

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
c/o Caroline Diaz
401 South Broadway
Camden, New Jersey 08103


MEDacademy is located at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, 401 South Broadway, Camden, New Jersey, 08103. MEDacademy is an all day program. Students are responsible for their own transportation.

More Information

General Inquiry Form

Sign-Up for an Information Session

Saturday February 2, 2019 (10 am to Noon)

Wednesday March 13, 2019 (5 pm to 7 pm)