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Description

Los Angeles Pediatric Society
Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program

The Los Angeles Pediatric Society established the Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program in 1969. The purpose of the program is to encourage high school students to choose careers in the health professions. This program is best described as a medical mentor program. Under the supervision of a health care educator/medical facility coordinator, participants shadow various medical professionals (nurse, nutritionist, pharmacist, lab technician, physician and/or medical specialist etc.) who together provide a range of patient care services. You may see a current list of the particpating medical facilities here:Facility Address and Requirement List

A stipend is available upon request for any student with financial need. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program and one $500 scholarship will be awarded.

Exit Essay Requirement and Scholarship Explanation

Frequently Asked Questions include specific information about the program.

Funding is provided by contributions from individuals and groups. If you would to donate to this life changing program, please see the Donations Tab. Contributors to this fund will be acknowledged online on the LAPS website.