STEAM Events

Junior High/High School STEAM Events

STEAM Saturday: Advanced Mini Med School (9th - 12th Grade)

Jump Simulation's STEAM Saturday - Advanced Mini Med School will provide attendees with a glimpse of what medical students learn about the human body at the most fundamental level. The course has been designed to encourage high school aged students to consider an educational pathway to the medical fields by giving learners an introspective look at all 11 systems of the human body.

This half day, hands-on learning opportunity involves brief lectures followed by interactive sessions that include dissecting of the anatomy and testing the physiology in laboratory and clinical scenarios at a world-class medical simulation center. The course will also motivate learners to take an introspective look at their own health by using clinical tools and real human and animal specimens to discover what’s happening in their own body to understand the importance of making healthy choices.

Oct 19, 2019
8:00 - 12:00 PM


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STEAM Saturday: Empathy and Engineering Extravaganza (6th - 8th Grade)

Participants will explore different disabilities and how they impact daily activities.  They will then work in teams with the guidance of engineers, to design and build devices that could help those with physical challenges. 

Oct 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Undergraduate STEAM Events

UICOMP Pre-Medicine Surgical Immersion Experience - Winter 2019

The UICOMP Pre-Medicine Surgical Immersion Experience is open to highly motivated undergraduates who are interested in an immersive experience with clinical simulation-based surgical modules, hands on activities, and lectures that enhance preparation for medical school.
During this week long course, students will experience several different surgical specialties such as neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery, interventional cardiology, general surgery, and interventional radiology. Course material will include education provided by practicing physicians, other medical professionals, and instructors.
Students will have a combination of lecture and hands on opportunities with clinical skills, professionalism and HIPPA, suturing, prepping for a sterile operating room, assorted neurology skills, cardiology overview, cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology, VR learning, virtual laparoscopic skills, and surgical experiences with cadaveric specimens. This week long course will culminate in a final day filled with professional lecture and clinical immersion for a day-in-the-life experience.

Dec 16 - 20, 2019
8:00 AM -5:00 PM


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