Thursday, October 18 – Friday, October 19
Program Opportunities & Goals
Students will embark on “behind-the-scenes” tours of UNC medical facilities, shadow a Carolina physician, and engage in thought-provoking conversations with distinguished faculty, staff, and alumni. Participating in the program will help students:
- Learn strategies about how to prepare for careers in medicine
- Gain a better understanding of the daily life of a physician
- Connect with Honors Carolina alumni and friends in the medical field
Thursday, October 18
|11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Welcome & Introductions|
|11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Lunch: Innovation and UNC Health Care|
|1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Clinical Shadow Experience at UNC Health Care|
|5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Dinner with Young Alumni|
Friday, October 19
|9:30 a.m. -10:45 a.m.||UNC Hospital Tour|
|11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.||Clinical Skills Center|
|12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Closing Lunch: Building Your Pre-Health Application|
The program fee is $50 and covers two lunches and a dinner. The $50 fee is payable to Honors Carolina by check no later than Friday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m. and is non-refundable.
Students must complete a HIPPA Training module as well as an immunization review form (read paperwork carefully as required TB tests can take time to finalize). Materials will be emailed to confirmed participants.
All participants are expected to attend a pre-departure meeting on Friday, October 5 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Graham Memorial, Rm 039. Honors Carolina will work with students who have a class conflict. Students must also join the trek GroupMe group.
During the Trek
Students are expected to present themselves in a professional manner during the entire trek and attend all scheduled meetings. Participants should wear business casual attire and appropriate shoes that are comfortable for walking.
After the trek, all students are expected to complete a short, on-line reflection survey regarding their experience. Students will also be provided Honors Carolina cards to write thank you letters to alumni and site hosts.
Students must complete the online application no later than Tuesday, September 25 at 11:59 p.m. The application includes a 250-word personal statement regarding why you want to participate in the trek. Click here to complete the application.
Tues., Sept. 25, 11:59 p.m.
Application available here
TREK PAYMENT DEADLINE
Fri., Oct. 5, 2:00 p.m.
$50 check made payable to Honors Carolina. Bring to the pre-trek meeting.
IMMUNIZATION PAPERWORK & HIPPA MODULE DEADLINE
Thurs., Oct. 11, 5:00 p.m.
Email to Chad Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri., Oct. 5, 2:00 p.m.
Graham Memorial, 039
Please contact Chad Collins, Honors Carolina Career & Professional Development Coach at email@example.com.