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OsteoChamps Program Opportunity for Rocket Students

If you are a current sophomore or junior at R-P and interested in the field of medicine, don’t pass this fantastic opportunity!  If, after you read through the vision, mission and goals of the program, your interest is strong, consider applying for the summer program.  The application is at the end of this post.


To work with families, teachers, counselors and sponsors to provide program participants with tools, skills and knowledge to enable them to become productive citizens capable of adapting to a dynamic world.


The mission of OsteoCHAMPS is to broaden the health care interests of participants to enable them to achieve their career goals.  The pre-college component promotes for the participants:

  • Greater academic preparation and competitiveness for higher education
  • Lifelong learning and problem-solving skills
  • Development of individual responsibility, appreciation of diversity, and teamwork
  • Tools needed to set worthy goals toward the attainment of health related careers


  • Strengthening health career interests of participants
  • Fostering participants’ academic progression into higher education
  • Promoting the recruitment of participants into health career institutions with particular emphasis on MSUCOM
  • Advancing participants’ professional service in communities of need

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