A Full-Circle Moment
Michelle Goforth, MS2, volunteers as a counselor at Summer Scrubs years after being a Summer Scrubs student
Saturday Scrubs Participants

Saturday Scrubs is a free program designed to encourage and inspire Arizona high school students to explore their existing interest in becoming a physician. Each Saturday Scrubs event is intended to introduce participants to a variety of topics related to medicine and the human body. Every session includes lectures by medical professionals and hands-on/interactive activities. 

If you attend at least seven sessions in the 2023-2024 academic year, you will be an official graduate of the Scrubs Academy program and will be presented with a set of Scrubs at the May 2024 session.

Important note for participation:
In order to participate in these sessions, you and your parent or guardian must complete and review the following items:

  • Review (you do not need to print or turn in) – UA Student Code Of Conduct (PDF).
  • Complete (these must be turned in) – UA Non-enrolled Minor Policy Legal Forms (PDF).
    • Please print the forms, complete them and turn in physical copies at your first scheduled session.
      • If your forms are not turned in, you will not be able to participate in the session.
      • If you participate in multiple sessions in the 2023-2024 academic year, you will only be required to turn in the legal forms at the first session that you attend.

2023-2024 Sessions

Session Date: Registration Opens (at 7:00 a.m.):
August 19 Closed
September 16 Closed
October 21 Closed
November 18 Closed
December 16 Closed
January 20 Closed
February 17 Closed
March 16 Closed
April 20 Closed
May 18 April 22


  • How many students do you accept into each session?
    • Our sessions are limited to 100 participants, and we accept students until our registration form fills up.
  • What time does each session start and end?
    • Sessions will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will end at 12:00 p.m. Students are asked to arrive early for parking and check-in for the program?
  • Where are these sessions located?
  • What is the dress code for these events?
    • The dress code is casual. Please leave backpacks, purses and bags at home, or you will be asked to leave them in the lobby.
  • If I attended sessions last academic year, do I still need to bring the new paperwork?
    • Yes, our forms are updated annually, and we will need the new version for the current academic year. If you do not have your forms at your first session, you will not be able to participate.
  • What if I can no longer attend the session I signed up for?
    • You will need to contact Chip Young, so he can remove you from the list and add someone from the waitlist. Participants who choose not to show up to their session without prior contact will be disqualified from future Saturday Scrubs sessions.
  • Do you have any other programs for high school students?
  • Do I need to register each month?
    • Yes, students must register each month for the upcoming session. The earlier you register, the better your chances of getting into the session.


Chip Young
Admissions and Student Services
602-827-2788 |