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06-21-2010


Med Camp at University of the Cumberlands

 


Katie Flynn, clinical coordinator for University of the Cumberlands P.A. program works with students during Med Camp 2010.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. –University of the Cumberlands hosted Med Camp 2010 on Monday, June 14 and Tuesday, June 15 on campus.

Founded by the Baptist Regional Medical Center of Corbin, the camp selected ten high school juniors and seniors from throughout Kentucky. Students participated in hands-on exercises from drawing blood from an artificial vein to stitching artificial skin samples.

Med Camp is a summer camp for pre-med students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school. Through lectures, department observations, and hands-on exercises, the camp broadens students’ understanding of health care and introduces them to the challenges that confront our nation’s health care providers today.