SUMMERS ARE FOR STEPPING OUT OF COMFORT ZONES.

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COURSES IN MEDICINE + PSYCHOLOGY AT EXPLO SUMMER PROGRAMS

EXPLO Summer Programs offer over a dozen summer courses in medicine and psychology for students entering grades 2-12 in Chicago, New York, and Boston. With challenging curriculum built specifically to develop skills for the future, learn more about how your student can apply for a summer of spirited adventure: 

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THREE WEEKS. HUNDREDS OF MINDS. LIMITLESS OPPORTUNITY.

This summer, choose to enroll in a range of innovative courses and electives in the field of medicine and psychology.  We know students thrive when they're passionate about what they’re exploring — which is why you'll collaborate with leading experts in the field, work in state-of-the-art facilities, and explore sensitive and controversial topics with peers from all over the world. 

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The kids who make the conscious decision to attend EXPLO are the type of people who will invent the next Facebook, put humans on Mars, or become the leader of their country.

- Malik D., EXPLO Student

ACCESS TO THE EXPERTS IS KIND OF OUR THING.

EXPLO is on a mission to give students practical and real-world advice from the leading experts in that very field.

 You might: Practice intubation in the nation's leading simulation lab under the critique of Mass General Hospital's Emergency Physician, Dr. Andrew Eyre. Hear from BrainCo's Research Scientist, Max Newlon on how his company is developing the world's most affordable AI-powered prosthetic hand — and try out the devices for yourself. Deconstruct the prevailing theories associated with criminal psychology in an effort to develop a deeper understanding of how a criminal is made using Dr. Skip Rizzo's innovative VR technology.

2020 COURSES IN MEDICINE AND PSYCHOLOGY

At EXPLO's flagship three-week program students can immerse themselves in transdisciplinary fields throughout the day. EXPLO students enroll in several courses, choose their own activities, and participate in over 40 different weekend trips and evening events.

ANATOMY + PHYSIOLOGY

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

Explore the structure, function, and interdependence of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, and other body systems.

NEUROSCIENCE

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

Learn the inner-workings of our senses through a series of experiments based on smell, sight, taste, touch, and hearing.

CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

Examine how psychologists, as well as psychological theories and methods, advance the study of crime, criminal behavior, and criminal justice.

GENETIC ENGINEERING

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

When it comes to genetic engineering, there are two central questions: “What are the possibilities?” “What are the consequences?”

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

How do psychologists and psychiatrists determine the line that separates abnormal behavior from mental illness?

SURGICAL INTERVENTION

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

Identify and diagnose diseased and injured bodily structures like bones, and use the latest technology to design, construct, and surgically create solutions.

BACTERIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Grades 8-10 | EXPLO New York

 

Embark on a week-long simulation that will reflect the intensity of working with the Center for Disease Control through an evolving outbreak crisis.

MEDICAL CAREERS

Grades 8-10 | EXPLO New York

 

Immerse yourself in many facets of medicine as you step into the shoes of a medical intern, rotating through fields such as cardiology.

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY + MISDIRECTION

Grades 8-10 | EXPLO New York

 

Pull back the curtain and learn to influence the way people think, act, and react to the world around them.

DISEASE OUTBREAK

Grades 6+7 | EXPLO Boston

 

WANTED: Doctors, detectives, and scientists to crack the mystery of a recent epidemic ravaging the EXPLO community.

2020 Concentrations In Medicine and Psychology

EXPLO also offers two-week concentration programs, where students are entirely immersed in a single subject throughout the day. Students enrolled in concentrations are not eligible for the same electives, activities, or weekend events as students enrolled in our flagship three-week program.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Grades 6+7 | EXPLO Boston

 

Focus on learning how to treat any case that comes crashing through those emergency room doors — intubate, suture, treat, diagnose, and run simulations like you’ve been doing them all your life.

MEDICAL ROUNDS

Grades 8-10 | EXPLO New York

 

Try your hand at several specialties from cardiology and pulmonology to radiology and more. Practice taking vital signs, assessing a patient history, and refining your bedside manner before tackling real-world case studies.

ORTHOPEDICS + SPORTS MEDICINE

Grades 8-10 | EXPLO New York

 

Step into training centers, rehab clinics, and onto the fields. You’ll uncover the up-close life of sports medicine specialists as you set fractures, treat injuries, analyze spine trauma, and operate to get your athletes back in the game.

PSYCHOLOGY + NEUROSCIENCE

Grades 10-12 | EXPLO Chicago

 

From avatar therapy to building business brands to refining the pharmacological treatment of mental health through genetic markers, you'll use the applications of psychology and neuroscience beyond the traditional counseling track.

VETERINARY SCIENCE

Grades 6+7 | EXPLO Boston

 

Working with professional veterinarians and technicians, you’ll diagnose animal diseases, check vital signs, learn to suture wounds, splint broken limbs, perform life-saving CPR, and “read” animals for both injury and illness.

Program Dates

Session One

June 28 – July 18, 2020

Session Two

July 19 – August 8, 2020

Interested in learning more about how you can have a summer of challenging and spirited adventure?
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