What is YSEP?
The Youth Science Enrichment Program “YSEP" is an outreach program designed to provide fourth and fifth grade students with the opportunity to interact with medical students, faculty and health professionals. YSEP is sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine Chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA).
Who are YSEP students?
Elementary school students from across the Triangle and central NC area who are motivated and interested in medicine, allied health careers or science. YSEP is designed for members of minority ethnic groups, although others are welcome to apply.
What exactly happens at YSEP?
Students meet at Bondurant Hall located on the campus of UNC School of Medicine for a total of nine Saturdays, October 8, 15, 22, 29 & November 5, 2016 and January 21, 28 & February 4, 11. The students will be participating in fun, interactive teaching of the human body organ systems and diseases, gross anatomy labs (have you ever held a real heart in your hands?!) and a discussion on the topic of the day. The last week of the program are dedicated to health care discussions and student presentations.
YSEP Coordinator: Nicole Damari.
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