YD Summer Scholars

YD Summer Scholars is a summer opportunity, started in 2015, that aims to connect 9th-12th grade students in North Lawndale with medical and dental professionals at Lawndale Christian Health Center for a summer shadowing internship.

YDC Students are exposed to patient care and leaders in the health field.

If your student is interested in the program please email us at
[email protected]

Shantez Branch

“One physician I shawdowed,all the patients she had spoke Spanish but I’m glad I took Spanish class because I was understand. It was really interesting to see the different health problems in clinic and how the doctors assessed them.”

Shantez Branch
2015 YD Summer Scholar in Pediatrics/Family Medicine

Carolyn Johnson

“The opportunity was not taken for granted, and it helped solidify my aspirations of becoming a pediatrician. I was able to be placed into a real life experience of what this profession would be like in the future.”

Carolyn Johnson
2015 YD Summer Scholar in Pediatrics

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Upcoming Events

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Winter - Springs Sessions : January - May 2023
Fridays
5:30pm-7:30pm (In person)

Summer Sessions : June - August 2023
Monday - Friday
10am-4pm (In person)

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