AIMS Summer Workshops

Teachers and parents, if you have an outstanding student interested in a medical career who would benefit from a challenging experience, consider recommending that they attend a summer workshop through Saint Louis University’s Adventures in Science and Medicine (AIMS) program.

Summer Workshops
 

AIMS summer workshops provide an in-depth look into various fields of medical science and are attended by students from across the country. Check out our AIMS page on Facebook to see pictures from previous workshops.

Available Workshops

Medical and Surgical Procedures Workshop

The AIMS Medical and Surgical Procedures Workshop provides an overview of anatomy and introduction to careers in the health care field. Physicians and professionals from various medical specialties provide programs in their area of expertise using auditorium presentations, hands-on laboratory experiences, group interactions and patient interactions. Students also view several surgical demonstrations on-site.

Workshop Details

The Medical and Surgical Procedures Workshop is available to students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school, or their freshman year of college the upcoming fall.

2018 Information: Dates are  June 11-June 15, 2018. Tuition is $750. An additional $700 is charged for overnight housing participants. Tuition includes cost of AIMS dri-fit T-shirt, AIMS drawstring bag, lunch on the last day and fees for all specimens used during the workshop. A $100 deposit for admission must be made at the time of registration. This fee will apply toward tuition and is refundable if the AIMS staff is notified by May 1, 2018.

Housing is only available to students who live outside the St. Louis metropolitan area.

The $700 overnight housing fee includes housing for the week, breakfast each morning, two dinners, tickets to the Muny and a Cardinals game (depending on schedule), and transportation costs.

General times for each day are 8 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m. Specific start and end times will be sent out with the finalized schedule two to three weeks before the start of the workshop.

View a Sample Schedule

Registration for the 2018 Medicine and Surgical Procedures Summer Workshop will be available December 4, 2017. Please check back then.

 

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Anatomy 101 Workshop

This two-day workshop is designed for students entering seventh through tenth grade in the upcoming fall. The AIMS Anatomy 101 Workshop provides introductory anatomical education through high definition auditorium presentations, comparative dissections and other hands-on programs. Students have the opportunity to interact with anatomists and other health care professionals.

Workshop Details

2018 Information: Dates are June 28 and 29, 2018. Tuition is $225. Lunch, an AIMS dri-fit T-shirt and an AIMS drawstring bag is included with tuition. Full tuition must be paid at the time of registration. This fee is refundable if AIMS is notified by May 1, 2018.

General times for each day are 8 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m. Specific start and end times will be sent out with the finalized schedule two to three weeks before the start of the workshop. No overnight accommodations are offered for this workshop.

View a sample schedule

Registration for the 2018 Anatomy 101 Workshop will open on December 4, 2017. Please check back then. 

 

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Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Summer Workshop

This exciting three-day workshop is designed for students who have an interest in sports medicine and athletic training. Participants learn the roles of physical therapists and athletic trainers, possible career opportunities, rehab techniques and much more.

Students hear from physical therapists and athletic training professionals, physicians and other health care professionals as they discuss important topics in the sports medicine field. Students also learn about human anatomy and observe surgery demonstrations throughout the AIMS Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Summer Workshop.

This workshop is in partnership with Saint Louis University’s Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. Participants have the opportunity to tour the department’s state-of-the-art facilities and SLU’s Chaifetz Arena for hands-on activities, pending their already scheduled programs/maintenance during the summer.

Workshop Details

Students must be entering their sophomore, junior, senior year of high school or their freshman year of college in the upcoming fall.

2018 Information: Dates are June 25-27, 2018. Tuition is $325 and includes an AIMS dri-fit T-shirt, an AIMS drawstring bag and lunch on last day. Full tuition must be paid at the time of registration. This fee is refundable if AIMS is notified by May 1, 2018.

General times for each day are 8 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m. Specific start and end times will be sent out with the finalized schedule two to three weeks before the start of the workshop. No overnight accommodations are offered for this workshop.

View a sample schedule

Registration for the 2018 Sports Medicine Summer Workshop will open on December 4, 2017.  Please check back then. 

 

Register Here

Parent Testimonials

"Devin really enjoyed her week at SLU. Your program is awesome. She came home with so many wonderful stories of great learning experiences as well as friendships. I will recommend this program to anyone I know whose child is interested in medicine."

Tom and Kathleen M.

"AIMS wasn't just a ‘camp,’ it's a building block for the kids' future! Thank you for doing this and for all your assistance."

Shawn K.

"We have so appreciated the experiences AIMS has provided. Everyone and everything about AIMS has been just terrific in all aspects of the experience."

William S.

"Thank you so much. You were so organized. My kids had a great time. They said they wish school could be like that every day."

Kim C.