INTRO TO Sports Medicine
One-Week Summer Medicine Program
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Calling all athletes and sports fanatics! Explore what it takes to keep elite athletes in tip top shape on and off the field. Our new one-week Sports Medicine program will expose students to the medical methods that help athletes improve their athletic performance as well as recover from and prevent future injuries. Some of the topics covered in this week-long course include physical therapy, surgery, orthopedics, concussion research, and much more. Students will receive hands-on experiences learning about a variety of advanced techniques on rehabilitation and performance. This course is perfect for students passionate about medicine and sports.
This one-week summer program is designed for teens interested in pre-med.
Want a more in-depth Sports Medicine program? Try our three-week Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery.
Olin Instructor: Amanda Gaccione
Ms. Gaccione is a medical student at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She was in the Honors Program at Providence College, where she graduated with a B.S. in Biology, and was a Division I student-athlete. Amanda has research experience at the Morristown Medical Center in the Dept. of Surgery, as well as experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant.
Longwood Instructor: Jeff Robin
Dr. Robin earned his Bachelors degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology before earning his MD from SUNY Upstate Medical School. After earning his Masters in Education, Jeff began teaching at top-ranked Wellesley High School. He is highly interested in how disease processes affect human physiology and how surgical procedures aim to correct these abnormal processes.
“We had a lot of fun learning about the different muscles, and talking/discussing how sports impact them! We learned so many useful skills.”
“The program was great. I loved shadowing the athletic trainer and learning everything that athletic trainers do on a daily basis. Many of the things we did were hands-on and really built a good foundation.”
“I liked the teacher, the course was really informative, and I had a lot of fun while learning a lot.”
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