Medical Explorers

Explore a career in health care

THE 2019-2020 APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.

Medical Explorers is a program offered by Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital to young men and women in grades 10th – 12th with an interest in learning more about careers in the health care field.

Monthly Programs Include:

  • Listening to doctors, nurses and other health care professionals speak about their jobs
  • Doing hands on and interactive activities pertaining to the medical field

Medical Explorers meet on the third Wednesday of every month during the school year from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Medical Explorer Requirements

  • Must be in grades 10th-12th
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • Must provide $60 dues (includes all Medical Explorers’ activities and shirt)
    • Check or money order made out to ‘Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’ (no cash)
    • Dues waived with proof of free/reduced lunch program
  • Must be able to commit to attending monthly meetings; missing no more than two meetings
  • Parent/legal guardian permission form must be signed

How to Apply

THE 2019-2020 APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.

Applications for the each new school year will be open after the Open House.

Your Application must include:

  • Your completed application form
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • A one-page essay*, including:
    • Why you want to become a Medical Explorer
    • Your personal and career goals
    • Highlights of your recent achievements involving volunteer and academic experiences

*Typed with 12 point font, single-spaced, one-inch margins, and grammatically correct

What are the Application Criteria?

Please click here to review the application criteria and score sheet. 

Medical Explorers Open House

Please check back for the 2020 date. 

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Resources at 727-767-4254 or achvolunteers@jhmi.edu.