Welcome to the 2019 Health Leaders Summer Academy!


The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at the UCF College of Medicine is delighted to offer the Health Leaders Summer Academy (HLSA). The program is a one-week hands-on educational summer experience for students that have completed their sophomore year in high school. Ideal candidates are students who have demonstrated a strong interest in pursuing a career in medicine through their academic achievements and have completed one year of Biology. Each year a group of students will have the opportunity to gain exposure to the UCF faculty, staff, and medical students in a series of activities.


By the end of the program, students will be able to,


Please note the Health Leaders Summer Academy is only offered to students who attend schools in Orange and Osceola Public Schools. To be eligible for the Health Leaders Summer Academy, applicants must meet the minimum criteria below.


Please click on the application below that is pertinent to your role.

  1. The parent or Legal Guardian and Students
  2. Counselors
  3. Science or Math Teachers

**Deadline Extended**The deadline for all applications is on Sunday, June 30th, 2019 by 11:59 pm ET.

Please review the following checklist to ensure all of the elements of the application has been completed.

Please click on the link below here for frequently asked question.