Medical Physician Preparation (MPP) Academy

A Division of the NAPCA Foundation

We are committed to building a diverse pipeline of future medical doctors and scientists, as early as 4th grade, that is more representative of the U.S. population.

MPP Elementary School Program Summer Intensive

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"Pre, Pre-Med" Summer Intensive for Elementary Students

(On-Campus)
  • During the summer, elementary students participate in a 1, 2, or 3 week on-campus summer intensive at a top university and spend 8 hours a day learning and experiencing collegiate life.
  • MPP gives elementary students an inside look at what it would be like to go to a four-year university, medical school, and become a medical doctor.
  • Participants take pre-med foundational courses and a variety of college and career readiness workshops. To learn more about the program activities or courses students will take during the program, please visit our Program Curriculum page.
  • Program Structure:
    • The first day of the program typically starts on a Sunday afternoon with a welcome ceremony at most of our campus locations. MPP students start their first class or activity immediately after the Welcome Ceremony/Program Orientation.
    • MPP students return to the program on Monday morning ready to engage in a variety of academic and career focused classes and activities each day of the week and on weekends until the last day of the program, which typically falls on a Saturday.
    • On the final day of the program, our MPP staff host a culmination ceremony for students and their families, typically on a Saturday afternoon, on the university campus.

Enrollment Options: Students enroll in the 1, 2, or 3 week summer intensive as a:

  • Commuter student (Drop Off: 7:45am, Pick Up: 5:00pm)
  • Commuter extended student (Drop Off: 7:45am, Pick Up: 8:00pm)
  • Residential student (Live on campus | Overnight stay on Friday & Saturday): Students have the option to live on-campus in the freshman dorms during the “weekend” of the summer intensive program. Parents are welcome to serve as a volunteer chaperone and live on campus. Space is limited for parents.

ENROLL NOW: We are accepting applications from high achieving students who will be enrolled as a 4th or 5th grade student in the upcoming Fall semester.

Deadline to Apply: We accept applications until all seats are full.

Priority Deadline: Feb 1

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