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    Girls Empowered in the Medical Sciences (GEMS)

    Girls Empowered in the Medical Sciences (GEMS)

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    • Listing Type: Volunteer Opportunities
    • Category: Health and Well Being
    • Volunteer Type: Individual, Administrator, Other, Online
    • Minimum Age: 14
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    Overview

    Are you a high school student interested in introducing young girls to medicine? The Girls Empowered in the Medical Sciences (GEMS)" Program, which is a comprehensive series of medical immersive experiences for middle school girls, needs talented and passionate high school volunteers.

    There are 968,743 Physicians in the US?. Only ?34% are women (from the Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts). The HAMES “Girls Empowered in the Medical Sciences (GEMS)” Program, a comprehensive series of medical immersive experiences for middle school girls, was designed with these statistics in mind. GEMS consists of a series of one-day to one week experiences in the Greater New York City Area (applications coming soon!) with the goal of bringing girls closer to a career in medicine. High School Students: ?Join the cause to bring women into medicine! See our website for details on how to volunteer for GEMS!

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