Healthcare Professions and Modern Medicine

Thank you for your interest in our Healthcare Professions & Modern Medicine Lab. Applications for this course are currently closed as it has reached capacity. Please check back to see if space becomes available. You may also apply for another course and list the Healthcare Professions & Modern Medicine as your second choice.

Are you interested in learning about the variety of healthcare professions? How do the roles of healthcare professionals supplement and complement each other, so they achieve their ultimate goal of managing the complex medical needs of our country? Enhance your knowledge of professional opportunities in healthcare and medicine as you explore health indicators that impact society's well-being.

Hear from guest speakers from Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, and other healthcare professionals. Experience behind-the-scenes tours of laboratories and significant medical facilities at Duke. Immerse yourself in the principles of healthcare from social, environmental, and community health perspectives and concerns. Analyze healthcare professionals' various roles within multiple health settings: doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dentists, technologists, therapists and patient navigators. Enhance your understanding of healthcare professions, complexities and your potential to impact modern medicine as you explore Duke University!