Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Woodville-Tompkins Junior Headed To Future Medical Leaders Conference

Published on: 3/7/2023

​​​​​​​​Kayla Middleton, an 11th grader at Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School. is a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders to be help June 21-23, 2023, on the University of Massachusetts Lowell campus, just outside of Boston.  

The Congress of Future Medical Leaders is a verified honors-only program for high school students who are dedicated to the service of humanity through medicine, either as physicians or in scientific research. The purpose of the Congress is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in our country and help them stay true to their dreams.  Congress delegates are guided by some of the greatest minds in medicine — men and women who are leading the medical miracles of the 21st century. Congress mentor speakers include winners of the Nobel Prize, award-winning young inventors and scientists, leaders in medicine, medical futurists, and prominent medical school deans.

Kyla's nomination was signed by Dr. Mario Capecchi, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and the Science Director of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists to represent Woodville Tompkins Technical & Career High School based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine. 

During the three-day Congress, Kyla Middleton will join students from across the country and hear Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science recipients discuss leading medical research; be given advice from Ivy League and top medical school deans on what to expect in medical school; witness stories told by patients who are living medical miracles; be inspired by fellow teen medical science prodigies; and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future in medicine and medical technology. ​
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