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

Saturday Scrubs

High school students who are interested in becoming a physician are invited to participate in our monthly lecture/activity series. Each event will be led by faculty, staff and/or medical students and will include hands-on exposure to a variety of health care fields. Previous events have included: pig heart dissection, a vitals and blood pressure demonstration, an ethics lecture, CCO-CPR certification training, suturing, intubation and more. More Information.

Summer Scrubs

Summer Scrubs is an enrichment program organized by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. This program is designed to encourage and inspire Arizona high school students to explore their interest in the health care professions. Each Summer Scrubs session includes hands-on activities, field trips, simulation and related lab experiences, as well as interactive lectures from medical students, health care providers, faculty and community members. Scrub in this summer at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix!


InstaMed is a project created by medical students interested in offering interactive, virtual mini-medical school activities for high school students of Arizona. We want to help students pursue their interest in medicine, and with a virtual platform, we are able to reach more students than ever before. Our goal is to inspire passion for health care careers by introducing high school students to a wide range of health-related topics.

2022-2023 Sessions

Session Date: Registration Opens (at 7:00 a.m.):
September 10 – Gastroenterology Closed
October 8 – Dermatology September 19
November 5 – Hematology October 17
December 3 – Obstetrics and Gynecology November 21

To register, please click on the session date and topic. For questions, feel free to contact Chip Young, Office of Admissions and Recruitment, 602-827-2788. In order to participate, you must complete the UA Non-enrolled Minor Policy Legal Form (PDF) and email it to Chip Young.