This five-week summer program on psychological and social foundations of health builds your capacity to serve as a culturally competent health professional. The integrated course work, service-learning internship, and networking opportunities prepares you to learn, serve, and lead in the diverse and rapidly changing twenty-first-century world. The courses develop foundational skills to analyze how health is influenced by psychology, socioeconomic factors, religious beliefs, and neighborhoods in which individuals reside. The service-learning internship in urban health care setting give you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of health disparities and effective service to some of Baltimore's underserved residents.
Date: May 23- June 24, 2016
This program allows you to earn 6 credits for Introduction to Health Pyschology and Urban Health and Faith. The Immersion process includes Health-service learning internship in urban site visits, urban health bus tour, and visiting speakers.
The application deadline is February 21st, 2016. To learn more and apply, go to http://www.loyola.edu/academic/prehealth/baltimore-health-immersion