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Education Opportunities

Education for Kids (Grades 5-12)

Interactive experiences for students in grades 5-12 to participate in various hands-on activities in medicine, health care and scientific research. Designed to inspire students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Outreach Education- Mini Medical School

Mini Medical School courses offer the community a unique opportunity to learn about medical education, biomedical discoveries, cutting-edge research and patient care. The program provides an insight into the world of medicine at the only academic medical center in Iowa. No medical background necessary for participation, just a desire for scientific exploration.

Continuing Medical Education

Continuing medical education activities and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM opportunities for physicians world-wide.

Iowa Health Professionals (HealthPro) Network

The Iowa Health Pro Network bridges the gap between the UI academic medical center and the state's health professional communities—delivering just-in-time clinical information to the point of care.

Research Opportunities

FUTURE in Biomedicine

Fostering Undergraduate Talent—Uniting Research and Education Program develops research and learning partnerships between Carver College of Medicine faculty and the faculty and undergraduates of Iowa colleges that do not offer doctoral programs. The program opens University of Iowa laboratories to Iowa college professors and their undergraduate students.

Undergraduate Summer Research Programs

The Carver College of Medicine offers a variety of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students.



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Iowa First: Our Campaign for Breakthrough Medicine

Iowa First Asserts that the growth and vitality of the UI's academic medical center can be directly and strategically linked to the growth and vitality of the State of Iowa.