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OsteoCHAMPS-UP

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We are very excited to announce the launch of our newest Pre-College Program, OsteoCHAMPS-UP. OsteoCHAMPS-UP enables these individuals to achieve their career goals by providing:

  • Greater academic preparation and competitiveness for higher education
  • Lifelong learning and problem-solving skills
  • Development of individual responsibility, appreciation for diversity, and teamwork
  • Tools needed to set worthy goals toward attaining health care careers

Program Summary

  • Experiential learning
    • Students will participate in rotations and hands-on learning throughout the hospital to preview of a wide array of medical specialties, including Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Access to MSU Resources
    • College of Osteopathic Medicine Pre-College Programs Office
    • Osteopathic Medical Scholars Program
    • College of Osteopathic Medicine Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni

Year-Round Support

The OsteoCHAMPS-UP staff will keep in contact with all students who have participated in the summer program. We also seek to follow OsteoCHAMPS-UP alumni as they progress through college, whether its MSU or another institution of higher learning. We also aim to serve as a year-round resource to our alums, providing guidance and tools to enhance academic success and career development.

Requirements

At the time of application, the candidate must:

  • Be a high school sophomore or junior residing in the Upper Peninsula, MI
  • A competitive applicant will have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Demonstrate interest in the health care field
  • Submit a letter of recommendation
  • Complete the application

Cost

This is a sponsored program, with no cost to the participants. Students are responsible for their transportation to and from the program.

Apply

Application will open in Spring 2023.

Contact

For more information about the Future DOcs programs please contact Ashley Carmichael at carmic37@msu.edu.