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Delhi Medical Academy of Science

DMAS is a program serving students within the Delhi Unified School District who are interested in using their high school experience as a pathway to careers in healthcare.

The program targets qualified and motivated high school students.

DMAS is NOT a club; it is a 4 year program offered at Delhi High School.

Selection Basis:

  • Students enroll in the program through their enrollment in the Junior Academy of Medical Sciences (JAMS), a middle school pipeline of DMAS within the Delhi Unified School District.
  • Students not enrolled in JAMS may also apply to DMAS prior to the school year they wish to enroll in.
  • Priority is given to educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students.

    Program Goals:

  • Prepare students with hands-on experience and practical knowledge to explore different career opportunities in the health industry.
  • Assist and support educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students in successfully preparing for entry-level or post-secondary study positions in healthcare after graduation.
  • Expose students to colleges and university at the undergraduate and graduate level.

    Program Curriculum:

  • Rigorous 21st Century Skills- Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Technology, Self-direction, and Global Awareness.
  • College prep courses and courses in a Health Science Career Pathway.
  • Leadership and Organizational skills. Capture.JPG
    Medical Terminology courses in English and Spanish.
  • Online and classroom exploration into medical and health careers.
    Intern/work in local clinics and facilities through ROP.

    Expectations of Students:

  • Commit to the program for the entire 4 years of High School.
  • Maintain a 2.8 grade point average.
  • Attend 75% of the extra-curricular DMAS activities offered.
  • Participate in after school enrichment activities, study trips, workshops, service events, and college focused activities that enhance student achievement.
  • Learn from tutorial sessions and seek academic support from DMAS teachers and tutors when recommended.