SSTEM Program Fall 2017
Application for the Fall session is closed. Follow us on our facebook page for our Spring 2018 dates.
The Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA) and Stanford Medical School (AMA-MSS Chapter) present the SCCMA and Stanford Transformative Experience in Medicine (SSTEM) Program. This program consists of four Saturday sessions that will provide you more specific insights regarding specialties within medicine. The specialties we will be covering will likely include Surgery (including exposure to anatomy), Ophthalmology, Primary Care, Cardiology, Neurology, and Psychiatry. These are subject to change.
Sample SSTEM Schedule from Previous Years (approximately 8AM-2PM for each day):
- Session 1 – Oct 21th (at SCCMA): Neurology, Psychiatry and Cardiology; Applying to College Panel for Students
- Session 2 – Oct 28 (at SCCMA): OB/GYN, Plastics, and Ophthalmology; Applying to College Panel for Students
- Session 3 – Nov 04 (at Stanford Medical School): Medical Skills Workshop, Human Anatomy Tour, Campus Tour, Applying to College Panel for Parents, Award Ceremony
The SCCMA office is located at 700 Empey Way, San Jose, CA 95128.
Attendance at a ALL sessions is required. Please check your calendar before applying. We understand that emergencies may come up but any other reasons may risk not receiving the certificate of completion. We will NOT be accepting previous SSTEM participants, but our application is open to those who have previously applied to SSTEM but did not gain acceptance.
We will be inviting area experts in these fields to tell you why they love the work they do. Activities such as a suturing workshop, dissection of sheep heart, sheep brain, and cow eye, and a tour of the Stanford Anatomy lab will also take place to provide you a hand-on perspective on the some of the procedures available within a career in medicine.
Positions in this program will be limited, so please submit your application as soon as possible. Please fill out ALL of the sections to the best of your abilities. We receive many applicants but we only have limited spots available. We will announce accepted students by the end of the following week. There is no charge for the SSTEM Program, thanks to the generous support of the SCCMA.