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Biomedical Application Program

Program Description

The Biomedical Application Program is a competitive entrance student cohort of the nationally-recognized Wheaton High School Project Lead The Way program. Motivated students have the opportunity to participate in a four-year sequence of rigorous math, science, and medicine courses. Through a hands-on and collaborative approach, students explore prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease to design innovative solutions for today’s health challenges. Students explore multiple medical fields to develop a strong foundation for success in university pre-medical, medical, and biomedical programs.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in an internship at the National Institutes of Health, The George Washington University or another local science facility.
  • Work with university medical school students and other medical professionals specific to a student’s area of interest.
  • Earn college credit in courses taught by college professors.
  • Compete in scientific competitions at the local, state, and national level.


Application; Consortia/ Choice (More about admissions)

This Biomedical Program at Wheaton HS is an application-only program. Current Grade 8 students living in the Downcounty Consortium (DCC) or attending a DCC middle school may apply. Criteria used to evaluate candidates include written statements from candidates, previous grades, coursework, and test scores.


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