Surgery track.

The Surgery track is a one-week program at UNC-Chapel Hill designed for 9th-12th grade students who are interested in medical careers in surgery.

How it works

1-week program on campus at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Learn from leading North Carolina doctors and medical faculty.

Our proprietary curriculum helps high schools students understand what it takes to be a surgeon and exposes them to cutting-edge research, technology and training.

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Coursework, lectures, & activities daily.

We want students who complete Outset to get the maximum value possible out of the program. Every day is packed from start to finish with fun, learning, speakers, tours and more.

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Learn at UNC-Chapel Hill

All our learning and coursework takes places in classrooms at UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina's leading public university.

Our program core values are safety, career-oriented learning, and community, in that order. We are educators, physicians, and program staff with decades of experience running student programs.
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Surgery Track
Location
UNC-Chapel Hill
Tuition & Board
$2,499
Meals Included?
Yes
Staff/student ratio
1 : 7
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Medical School Tours

As part of your program, you will have the opportunity to tour Duke Medical School and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. You will hear from faculty and staff at both schools about the training, research opportunities, and what it takes to get in.

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Speakers & Lecturers

As part of the daily academic program, we bring in medical school faculty, active physicians, and lecturers from across the Southeast to discuss the education path of a surgeon and how your student can prepare.

Endorsed by educators & physicians

The Outset program was developed by an experienced team of program experts focused on building a world-class summer program for students interested in medicine.

“Outset is an exciting and innovative summer program to prepare for a career in medicine.”
"Outset is an excellent summer opportunity for high-school students interested in medicine."
“I wish that I had a summer program like Outset to explore medicine in high school.”