AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title UCSF MEDLINK
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 01/2008
Chapter University of California, San Francisco SOM
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Summary of project Medlink recruits 20-30 high school students from several San Francisco high schools, targeting students from an underserved background. Students spend six Saturdays at the UCSF main campus where they interact with both medical students and their classmates. Three components of the program include essay-writing and SAT preparation, exposure to healthcare careers, and mentorship.

Content area Diversity in Medicine
Number of participants 50
Participant hours involved 30 hour(s)
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Total project cost $200
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