Impact & News

Please find the Public Health Advocacy Curriculum and several published journal and news articles below.
A group of Stanford Medical Youth Science Participants wear scrubs as they walk through the Stanford School of Medicine campus.
Stanford Medical Youth Science Program participants wear scrubs and gloves in order to help in a laboratory.

Stanford News reports on how Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies Programs Reach Underrepresented Students

With high school programs targeted at reaching underrepresented students in medicine & AI, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies is committed to reaching diversity.
Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education

Tapping Underserved Students to Reshape the Biomedical Workforce

The impact of SMYSP is featured in an article in the Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education.
SMYSP 20th-year celebration

Obama Administration Honors Stanford Medical Youth Science Program

The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program was named as a 2011 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Journal of the American Medical Association

SMYSP Highlighted in Journal of the American Medical Association

Commentary from Marilyn Winkleby, PhD, MPH and Judith Ned, MEd, EdD explores the role of universities in pre-college science education. The article was published in the March 10, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. 
Journal of Science Education and Technology

Stanford Medical Youth Science Program in the Journal of Science Education and Technology

Increasing Diversity in Science and Health Professions: A 21-Year Longitudinal Study Documenting College and Career Success
Med student explains human anatomy principles to SMYSP students

Program opens doors to the world of medical science

Professor of medicine at Stanford Marilyn Winkleby, PhD, shares the experience of founding medical science program & facilitating a healthy learning environment.

Public Health Advocacy Curriculum

This ten-lesson Public Health curriculum combines classroom- and community-based activities for high school students to learn about the upstream or root causes of health, and to become health advocates.