This course is now closed.

Thank you for your interest in this program, but we are unable to accept more applications or registrations at this time. Please explore our other opportunities and we hope to see you in summer 2024. 

Healthcare Professions and Modern Medicine

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!


How to Apply

Duke Pre-College uses a 2-step enrollment process: 

  1. First, students apply to the Pre-College program, indicating their course(s) of interest. Apply now.
  2. After they receive notification of their acceptance into Duke Pre-College, they enroll in the course(s) indicated in their Pre-College Application. 

Learn more on our How to Apply page.