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Program for Investigation and Training for Careers in Health (PITCH)

Local Region:

San Francisco City

Location:

University of California, San Francisco Mission Center Building, Room 548
1855 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94143
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Phone:

(415) 514-3651

Email:

eaop@ucsf.edu

Contact Name:

Se habla EspaƱol

Website:

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Subjects:
Biology
Type:
Lecture / Seminar
Grades:
9-12
High school students
Fees / Stipend:
FREE
Dates:
Check official program website
3 weeks
Description:
Each summer, UCSF's Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) sponsors a free summer program for high school students in San Francisco School Unified School District.

PITCH is an opportunity for incoming high school juniors, particularly those who may be the first in their families to pursue a four-year college degree, to spend three weeks at UCSF, exploring careers in healthcare, and looking into the educational pathways that lead to different careers, and learning professional skills that will help them along the way.

PITCH students are mentored by current UCSF students in the Graduate Division, dental school, pharmacy school, medical school, and nursing school as they complete a group research project and receive one-on-one and small group academic advising from EAOP counselors.

PITCH has three core components:

1. Exposure to Careers in Health - presented through a combination of hands-on workshops or guest lectures, led by UCSF students, faculty and staff.

2. College Awareness - Assists students to better understanding the college search and application process.

3. Group Work on a Research Project - PITCH students research a specific disease, which allows them to develop an understanding for the roles of the various health professionals treating the disease.

(Text is taken or adapted from official program website)
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Check official program website
Target Group:
high school students in San Francisco School Unified School District.
Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 1:48 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!