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Pharmacy Summer Program
2016 Program Dates: August 3 - 6
The Pharmacy Summer Program (PSP) is a four-day summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in learning more about pharmacy careers and the UW-Madison Doctor of Pharmacy Program. The Pharmacy Summer Program targets rising high school juniors and seniors from traditionally underrepresented groups in the health science fields. Students who identify as African-American/Black, Native American/American Indian, Latino/a, Laotian, Vietnamese, Hmong, Cambodian are especially encouraged to apply.
Pharmacy Summer Program activities will include:
- Compounding lab demonstrations and activities (preparing personalized medications)
- Pharmacotherapy lab activities (treatment of disease/illness with medications)
- Tour different types of pharmacies
- Faculty and current student panels
- Informational session on pharmacy school admissions
Eligibility requirements and criteria for acceptance:
- Students must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Must be rising high school junior or senior
- Must have a strong interest in science, the health sciences, and/or pharmacy
Housing and program costs:
Participants will live in a university residence hall throughout the duration of the program with supervision from two live-in counselors. Housing and meals will be covered by the program. Transportation to and from the UW-Madison campus will not be provided by the program – participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from campus.