Community Programs

Lang Youth Medical Program

Mission

Lang Youth’s mission is to inspire youth to achieve their college and career aspirations through hands-on learning and mentorship at a world-class academic medical center. Lang Youth cultivates an environment that enhances skills and prepares students for academic and personal success through:

  • Health career exploration: hospital tours, career panels, clinical rotations and summer internships
  • Health science education: hands-on science curriculum interweaving human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and public health
  • High school and college support: high school and college application assistance, SAT prep, college campus tours, and academic and career development opportunities for alumni
  • Mentorship: mentorship by healthcare professionals and undergraduate, graduate and medical school students
  • Psychosocial support: psychoeducational workshops for students and parents, assistance with referral to community providers to meet socioemotional needs, and individual and group support related to personal wellness