The Medical Explorers program is based on five areas of emphasis:
- Healthcare Careers
- Life Skills
- Community Service
- Character Development
- Leadership Experience
Medical Explorers Video
Watch our Medical Explorers video to learn more about our program.
Video is MPEG format and roughly 30 MB in size - 3 minutes
How to Become an Explorer
If you are interested in becoming a medical explorer and would like to apply, please submit a completed application along with the following items:
$50 annual registration fee (Fee Waiver with proof of free/reduced lunch program)
Official school transcript
One academic recommendation (school counselor or teacher)
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Medical Explorer Standards, Protocols, and Bylaws document, signed by a parent/guardian
Additionally, you must be at least 14-years-old and must have completed 8th grade by the time you begin the program.
Medical Explorer Membership Application
The Medical Explorer membership application is due by Friday, September 28, 2012.
Mail your completed application to:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Community Services Department
211 East Ontario Street, Suite 1750
Chicago, Illinois 60611
To learn more about Medical Explorers Post 9766, contact the Northwestern Memorial Community Service department at 312-926-2301.