About the Summer Science Institute

The Dean Stuart Feldman Summer Science Institute is designed to provide an introduction and overview of the many career opportunities available in the pharmacy profession. The program exposes rising juniors and seniors in high school unique classroom and laboratory experiences including an early look at the components students should expect from a college experience.

 

This unique program includes…

  • A opportunity to live the “college” life: You will not only enjoy academic discussions during the day but also make new friends (and meet caring, college-age mentors) during exciting activities!
  • College-level academics: You will conduct scientific research and participate in academic discourse with renowned faculty.
  • Site visits to several research laboratory environments: You will get a behind-the-scenes look at where life-saving work in the pharmaceutical sciences take place on UGA’s campus.
  • Research teams project presentations: Working as a team, you will experience what it feels like to be a college student as you present your research findings.
  • Guest presenters: You will hear from the brightest minds in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences today.

Institute Sample Schedule

 SUNMONTUESWEDTHURSFRI
MORNING- Registration/ Welcome
- Lunch
- Breakfast
- Research Lab
- Lunch w/ Faculty Mentor
- Breakfast
- Research Lab
- Lunch w/ Faculty Mentor
- Breakfast
- Research Lab
- Lunch w/ Faculty Mentor
- Breakfast
- Off-Campus Activity
- Lunch
- Breakfast
- Poster Presentations
- Leadership Seminar
- Lunch w/ Resident Assistant
EVENING- Residence Hall
- Move-In
- Lecture
- Icebreaker
- Discover Athens Dinner
- Journal Club
- College Advising Panel
- Majoring in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Journal Review
- Clinical Pharmacy Care
- Dinner
- Journal Club
- Research Lab: Compounding
- Disaster Preparedness
- Dinner
- Journal Club
- Sanford Stadium Tour
- Research Lab: Data Analysis
- Etiquette Dinner
- Journal Club
- Pharmacy Residency Program
- Research Lab
- Pizza Party
- Kickball
- Group Presentation Practice
- Closing Banquet Presentation & Dinner
- Adjournment
These are common activities for the Dean Stuart Feldman Summer Science Institute, but each year is unique! Participants are expected daily and must participate actively in all facets of the program. 

 

PROGRAM PARTICIPATION COST PER STUDENT: $350.00

  • $200 Laboratory fee
  • $150 Housing fee
  • All other cost associated with the program is covered by grants, gifts, in-kind services, and College of Pharmacy
  • Refund/Cancellation Policy

Contact

For more information, please contact Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott at vhsilcot@uga.edu or call 706-542-6466. See the official announcement here.

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