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Medical Diagnosis and Treatment (July 8-12)

Considering a career in health care? Through gross anatomy laboratory demonstrations, clinical skills laboratories, computerized manikin simulations, and standardized patient interactions, you’ll learn how to:

  • describe the epidemiology, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses common in Hawaii;
  • perform basic clinical skills such as measuring vital signs and listening to the heart and lungs with stethoscopes; and
  • interview and counsel patients.

The program is for students currently in grades 10-12 and will be in-person at the UH Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kakaʻako. The deadline to register is May 31. Needs-based scholarships for Hawaiʻi residents are available, and scholarship applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. April 12. Please go to Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Summer Program | John A. Burns School of Medicine ( for more information and links to the program and scholarship applications.

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Summer CTE Academy is a five week exploratory summer program that offers high school students thec opportunity to experience various career and technical education programs offered at Honolulu Community College. The Summer CTE Academy is open to all high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and recently graduated seniors (Class of 2024, 2025, 2026 and 2027). Through lab work, group projects, lectures and assignments, students will explore the technical fields related to trades and services from a wide range of subjects, including automotive, computer science, early childhood education, music, fashion, welding, and more! 
Here is the updated application link for the Summer 2024 GEAR UP Pasefika Summer Bridge.

The Hawaii Pre-Health Career Corps is a free year-round program for students of any age who want top pursue a health career. Its purpose is to increase awareness about health careers, provide mentoring, shadowing and research experiences, and provide campus exposure to health careers. This program is for students who live in Hawaii or have ties to Hawaii.


The mission of PHCC is to increase awareness about health careers, connect students with mentoring, shadowing and research experiences, and provide campus exposure to health careers. Through their years in the Corps, students are given progressive responsibility and serve as mentors to incoming members, thus providing a group support system for students interested in pursuing health careers.

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