GR Title: “The Educational Impact of the MedStart Enrichment Program on Underserved East Harlem Middle School Students and Medical Student Volunteers”
February 1, 2012
Anne Armstrong and Amar Parikh, MSSM Class of 2014
Explain the origins, purpose, and goals of the MedStart program.
Discuss the program structure, recruitment demographics, and research methods used to evaluate participant performance.
Demonstrate the effect of MedStart on participants' health knowledge retention and attitudes towards science and medicine.
Discuss the educational impact of MedStart upon the medical student volunteers.
Describe future directions for the expansion and improvement of the MedStart program