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Biomedical Institute

Education

Biology and Medicine

The Biomedical Science Institute is a comprehensive educational initiative designed to immerse students in the fascinating world of biomedical science. Through a dynamic curriculum that integrates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), students engage in hands-on, inquiry-based learning experiences that mirror real-world biomedical challenges and practices. From exploring human body systems and medical interventions to investigating the complexities of genetics and infectious diseases, the program equips students with the knowledge, skills and critical thinking abilities essential for success in the rapidly evolving field of healthcare and biotechnology. With a focus on collaboration, innovation and problem-solving, the Biomedical Science Institute prepares students to become informed, empowered and inspired leaders in the biomedical sciences industry.

At a glance

Giving Students the Necessary Information and Tools

Our Biomedical Science Institute prepares students for a thriving career in healthcare. Our well-rounded curriculum combines STEM subjects to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue their chosen healthcare roles. The program ensures a smooth transition from education to professional practice and empowers students to confidently embark on their careers.

Experiences with State-of-the-Art Tools and Techniques

The Biomedical Science Institute gives students hands-on experience with advanced tools and techniques used by industry professionals. This practical exposure helps improve technical skills and provides a realistic understanding of daily operations. Students gain a deeper appreciation of the complexities and advancements in the field.

Advisory Board Partnerships

The institute works with industry experts to improve the learning experience. They provide guidance, mentorship, and relevant insights to ensure the curriculum is up-to-date with current industry trends. The program also connects students with professionals, fostering networking opportunities and preparing them to meet the changing demands of the biomedical sciences industry.

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Coursework

Medical Detectives (8th Grade Semester Course)

This course teaches students the basics of medical investigation through fun activities and experiments. It lays a strong foundation for further study in biomedical sciences by covering the fundamentals of diagnosing diseases and understanding medical mysteries.

Human Body Systems

In this course, you'll study the human body's structure and function. You'll learn about the various organ systems, their roles, and interactions, providing valuable insights into human physiology and health.

Biomedical Innovation

Students build on the knowledge and skills gained from previous courses to design their own innovative solutions for the most pressing health challenges of the 21st century.

Principles of Biomedical Science

This course covers the core principles of life at molecular, cellular, and organismal levels. Students gain a deep understanding of the functioning and interaction of living organisms in their environment.

Medical Interventions

This course teaches students about medical procedures and treatments for diagnosing, treating, and managing diseases. Through case studies and simulations, students gain practical knowledge of medical practices and their impact on patient care.

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How to Apply

Students who wish to take part in this program will need to apply and be accepted into the program. To apply, you must provide the following:

  1. Application
  2. Two Teacher Recommendations
  3. Complete the Essay Prompts
  4. Mentor Form: Sponsorship form someone in a STEM profession who will serve as your mentor during your time in the ETI program.
  5. A GPA of 3.5 or higher in Math and Science and a score of 60% or higher in Math on MAP assessment

At this time, the program can accommodate a limited number of students per class. All qualified students will need to take the Engineering & Technology requisite course as an elective during their freshman year, if class size permits.