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  • Super Science Saturday for Girls

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    Name: Super Science Saturday for Girls
    Date: February 10, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s first science day for seventh-grade girls! Hosted by Geisinger Commonwealth’s American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) chapter, Regional Education Academy for Careers in Health – Higher Education Initiative (REACH-HEI) and Center of Excellence (COE) for Diversity and Inclusion. Geisinger Commonwealth’s AMWA chapter, REACH-HEI and COE invite local seventh-grade girls to a fun, science-filled day created specifically to provide visibility and engagement with women in the fields of medicine, healthcare, public health and the sciences. Participants will rotate through learning stations centered around topics such as physical exams, chemical interactions, heart physiology, brain anatomy, radiology, perfume chemistry and more. The girls will get to interact with each other and women doctors, researchers, medical students, graduate students and professionals in healthcare throughout the day. There will be a wrap up session with a Q&A over the lunch hour. Pizza will be provided or participants can bring their own lunch. Transportation to and from must be organized independently. This event is free. Please note that this event is by registration only for seventh-grade girls and we cannot accept day-of walk-ins. Deadline for registration is Tuesday, Jan. 30.
    Location:
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, Feb. 10, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Maureen Murtha
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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