Medical Tutorials

The JHU School of Medicine and Homewood’s Pre-Professional Office are pleased to offer Medical Tutorials for Johns Hopkins University sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Medical Tutorials are experiences supervised by faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute that are:

  • 1 or 2 credits
  • Graded satisfactory or unsatisfactory (S/U )
  • Offered fall and spring (not intersession or summer)

Please note that the Medical Tutorial program is now on Blackboard, and you must be registered on the Medical Tutorial Blackboard site to see the full list of instructions, deadlines, and procedures.
• Blackboard registration opens every April for the next academic year.
• If you are not on the Medical Tutorial Blackboard site, you will be unable to add a Medical Tutorial to your academic schedule.
Blackboard registration for the 2017 – 2018 academic year is now closed.
• Blackboard registration for the 2018 – 2019 academic year will open in April 2018.

The goals of Medical Tutorials are to:

  • Broaden students’ concept of medicine
  • Introduce students to different spheres of medicine, and
  • Cultivate greater empathy for diverse patients

Medical Tutorials are offered as:

  • Clinical Research
  • Laboratory Research
  • Participatory or Community-Based Research
  • Educational Research (e.g., improvement of training curricula for residents or medical students)
  • Clinical Trials
  • Hospital Quality Improvement (e.g., patient or employee satisfaction or patient safety)
  • Community Outreach and Awareness (e.g., health education)
  • Practicum (shadowing that includes structured reflections, didactics, and/or a capstone project)

You cannot register for Medical Tutorials during regular fall and spring registration periods. You must be registered on the Medical Tutorial Blackboard site to see the full list of instructions, deadlines, and procedures.

Please direct your Medical Tutorial questions to MedicalTutorials@jhmi.edu