Loyola University Maryland

Pre-Health Programs

Baltimore Health Immersion

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Baltimore Health Immersion is a five-week intensive summer program designed to cultivate capacities and skills integral to students’ development as culturally competent health professionals in the twenty-first century. Students completing the program earn 6 credits.

Integrated coursework, service-learning in a multicultural and socially diverse urban health care setting, and co-curricular activities challenge students to learn, lead, and serve in our diverse and changing world.

Students complete the program with foundational skills to analyze and understand how health behaviors are influenced by psychology, socioeconomics, familial factors, religious communities, and the neighborhoods in which individuals reside. The immersion program builds healthcare competency at a time in which awareness of psychological and social foundations of health are seen as integral to all health professions.

Program At-A-Glance

Who: Bright, motivated pre-health students, who desire to strengthen their background and skills in health psychology, social determinants of health, and urban Baltimore

When: May 19 - June 21, 2019

Where: Loyola's Evergreen campus and healthcare internship sites

Credits: 6 credits and 40-hour internship

Application deadline: February 25, 2019

Acceptance decisions: March 5, 2019

Deposit deadline: April 4, 2019

Tuition cost and included benefits:

Tuition cost with housing $6,950.

Tuition cost without housing $5,700.

The program cost covers two courses and academic guidance, internship arrangements, experiential program, books, breakfast and lunches on teaching days, and access to Loyola's athletic facility.

Maiju Lehmijok-Gardner

Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D.

Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D., applies her passion for learning and self-discipline to her position as director of Loyola’s Pre-Health Programs

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