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Medical competitions for high school students?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior looking to get more involved with medical-related activities. Can anyone suggest some medical competitions for high school students that I could participate in? I'd love to challenge myself and explore my interests in the medical field!

7 months ago

Hi there! It's awesome to see high school students exploring their interest in the medical field. There are definitely a few competitions and events you can consider to challenge yourself and gain valuable experience. Here are a few ideas:

1. HOSA Future Health Professionals: HOSA is an organization for students with a vested interest in health careers. They host an annual International Leadership Conference where you can compete in various medical-related events and attend educational workshops.

2. Brain Bee: A neuroscience competition for students interested in the brain and its functions. Local, national, and international levels offer you the chance to advance and showcase your knowledge.

3. BioGENEius Challenge: If you're interested in biotechnology, this competition allows high school students to showcase their research and compete for scholarships.

4. Science Olympiad: A variety of contests in several science domains, including Anatomy & Physiology, Disease Detectives, and Cell Biology.

5. National Medical Quiz Bowl: Hosted by different universities, this is a medical trivia competition that tests your knowledge on various pre-med subjects.

These are just a few examples, but there may be more local opportunities near you. Don't forget to also consider research internships, job shadowing opportunities, and volunteer work in healthcare settings. Good luck!

7 months ago

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