Students are introduced to tendons and ligaments by dissecting a chicken wing.
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Students meet with Dr. Timothy Foster, an orthopedic surgeon at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.
Students craft arm casts fit just for them by making their own molds.
Students take a break from their coursework to enjoy all that downtown Wellesley has to offer: ice cream, shopping, and FUN!
Students head to Northeastern University's Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex to work with graduate students on theories about hip replacement surgery before modeling the procedure with chicken bones.
Focus Program student Shreya may only be 13, but she's got big plans. From bones and cars to basketball, lacrosse, and Gaga Ball, she's exploring all of her interests and figuring out her strengths (hint: she definitely has more than a few).
After a formal overview of the heart, including its parts and functions, students get some hands-on learning via sheep heart dissections.
Orthopedics + Sports Medicine student Wendy says its empowering that so many young women are pursuing their interest in medical careers, and she loves being part of a community of that supports her "Oh yes, I can!" approach to life.