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Duke Camp Med Offers Close-up View of Medical Careers

For 32 rising 10th and 11th graders from Durham-area high schools, the first Duke Camp Med offered a close-up view of medical care and medical careers. The camp, held June 13-18, 2010, was a joint project of Duke University Hospital and the Duke AHEC Program. See the video at Duke Camp Med offers teens close-up look at medical careers from Inside Duke Medicine. Also, read the Durham Herald-Sun article "Donning Bunny Suits All Part of Camp Med."

Photo Right: By Christine T. Nguyen, The Herald-Sun. Eunice Yeh, 16, (center) puts on a bunny suit and surgical mask before touring an operating room at Duke University Hospital. Thirty-three high school students are taking part in Duke Camp Med, a week-long overnight camp for rising 10th and 11th graders interested in learning about health professions.