|Kayla Sompel, Kyle Mausteller, and Kaitlyn Gwozdecki|
The first week is spent at the Hershey campus interacting with faculty, medical students, and admissions staff. The focus was on learning about the philosophy and practice of primary care medicine and the admissions process and curriculum of the medical school.
During the second week, participants gained clinical experience by shadowing a family physician, pediatrician, or internist. Kayla reports that the lectures and problem-based learning sessions expanded her perspective of family medicine, She enjoyed learning about the different areas of primary care and highly recommends the program. She appreciated the advice offered on preparing applications for medical school and the interview process. Kyle enjoyed the experience, citing his interactions with medical students as one of the higlights. During the second seek, Kyle shadowed Dr. Lori Masteller, a primary care physician at Susquehanna Valley Health Specialties.