Innovations in Health Professions 

Boston Campus Program—July 9-21, 2023 

Discovering the healthcare solutions of tomorrow

Through this two-week long interactive experiential program, students will explore the broad scope of careers in health professions within different fields such as health science, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant, and speech-language pathology and audiology. Specific modules are currently being determined. Last summer, students participated in medical simulations, visited an ambulance dispatch center, practiced clinical skills, and completed an advanced CPR certification and Stop the Bleed program.  

An inside look at Innovations in Health Professions 

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate Commitment to Scientific Inquiry  

Through research laboratory-based activities across the various health professions careers, students will be able to explain the research process and apply the principles of scientific inquiry. 

Develop Decision-making and Reflective Thinking Skills 

Through experiential activities in the Goldstein Simulation Center and in research labs, students will learn to gather, synthesize, and apply data to clinical situations and to reflect on their thinking in the moment and follow simulation using structured debriefing. 

Engage in Interprofessional Activities  

Using an interprofessional model, students will work in teams to problem solve and plan for common and novel solutions to health care dilemmas. 

Explore Careers in the Health Professions 

Through grand rounds, interactive panel discussions, and site visits students will learn about the roles and responsibilities, scope-of-practice, and potential work environments of various health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, audiology, public health, physician assistant, counseling and school psychology, applied behavior analysis, pharmacy and pharmaceutical science, rehabilitation sciences, and exercise science. 

Sample Schedule

For an in-depth look at your day to day activities during the two-week Innovations in Health Professions program, click the link below to download our full sample schedule.

This is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.

The Innovations in Health Professions pre-college program through Northeastern University provided great preparation and understanding into the field of medicine and its requirements. I appreciated the diversity of students and staff within the program as well as the on-campus experience. Through learning how to suture, how to perform an ultrasound, and by participating in a protein lab, I left the program with a strong desire to continue my studies in the field of medicine with the hopes of one day becoming a Physician Assistant. 

Isabella C.

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Program Tuition

The program tuition is $6,495. This includes: program tuition, course materials, housing, meals, and social activities.

About Northeastern

Northeastern is a top ranking experiential research university that prides itself on academic rigor, a diverse and talented population of students and faculty, and a powerful learning model that combines the classroom experience with hands-on work experience.

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