Lawndale Christian Health Center offers learning opportunities to high school and college students in addition to internships for post-graduates interested in serving in an urban, multicultural healthcare environment.
Lawndale Summer Medical Project (LSMP)
The Lawndale Summer Medical Project is a 4-5 week summer program in which 4th year (senior) pre-med/pre-midlevel students and 1st year medical students have the opportunity to work alongside Christian clinicians and help to serve a medically underserved community. The program was developed in 2002 and 2003 in conjunction with the Christian Medical & Dental Association and Christian Community Health Fellowship. Students live and work in the Lawndale community to experience total immersion with the community. LSMP focuses on chronic care patients who do not access routine care and also participate in hosting health screenings at various community health fairs.
Who should apply?
We are accepting applications from 1st year medical students, senior college students interested in becoming an MD or midlevel provider, or recent college graduates planning to become an MD or midlevel in the future.
To learn more about LSMP, download a brochure.
Medically-interested undergraduate students seeking a summer internship experience at Lawndale Christian Health Center can consider applying through Intervarsity Christian Fellowship's Chicago Urban Program (CUP). LCHC partners with CUP to accept a select number of undergraduate interns placed at the health center. Visit CUP's website for more information!