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Super Science Saturday for Girls 2018

Super Science Saturday for Girls

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s first science day for seventh- and eighth-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

When: Saturday, Feb. 10, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine Street, Scranton
Cost: Free

Geisinger Commonwealth’s AMWA chapter, REACH-HEI and COE invite local seventh- and eighth-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. 

Registration

Please note that this event is by registration only for seventh- and eighth-grade girls and we cannot accept day-of walk-ins. We have reached maximum capacity for this event and the deadline for registration has passed.

Email Maureen Murtha at mmurtha@som.geisinger.edu if you wish to be placed on a waiting list or to be notified about similar programs in the future.

Directions and parking

Click here for directions and parking information to our North Campus Medical Sciences Building, 525 Pine Street, Scranton. Please park in lot B on Gibson St.