Conemaugh Health System

08/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/04/2021 09:41

Three Local Students Complete SupremEd Summer Program at Conemaugh Health System

August 4, 2021

This week, three local students completed Conemaugh Health System's SupremEd (summer pre-med) six-week experience. The program offers college students (ages 18 and over) considering a career as a physician the opportunity to gain experience in a premier tertiary care, regional referral hospital. Participants learn about the educational journey of becoming a physician from current medical students, residents, and physicians during a weekly speaker series and by spending time in Conemaugh Memorial's state-of-the-art Medical Skills Learning Center.

This year's participants include:

Gabe Balog, a graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School and an undergraduate at Penn State
Sara Basala, a graduate of Somerset High School and an undergraduate at St. Vincent College
• Brynn Thomas, a Cambria Heights graduate and an undergraduate at Chatham University

The program is open to pre-med college students from Cambria, Somerset, Bedford, and surrounding counties beginning their sophomore year. Applications are due each May.

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