Q: How was my child selected to attend?
A: Students are selected to become Delegates by their teachers,
counselors and principals based on their dedication to entering the medical
field, leadership potential and outstanding grades. Qualified students may also
be identified through honor societies, medical institutions, medical societies,
program alumni, in-classroom surveys, and as a result of their participation
with College Board's Student Search Service®.
Q: Will Attending the Congress Help a Student Gain Admission to a
Competitive College and Medical School?
A: The education, motivation and recognition at the Congress can
inspire students to take the personal actions necessary to become much stronger
candidates for competitive college and medical school admissions. Attendance at
the Congress can also enrich a student’s academic profile by adding to their
showcase of extracurricular experience and achievement needed when applying to
colleges and universities.
Q: Why are students required to provide proof of GPA, SAT scores, or ACT scores?
A: The Congress of Future Medical Leaders is an academic honors program and only students with a GPA of 3.5 or above (either current or cumulative),
or an SAT score of 1300+, or an ACT score of 22+ are allowed to attend. Further instruction will be provided after acceptance.
Q: When and where will the Congress be held?
The Congress of Future Medical Leaders will be held June 26-28, 2024 at the Paul E. Tsongas Center located on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
On Wednesday, June 26th, the Congress will begin at 6 PM and end at 10 PM. On Thursday, June 27th, and Friday, June 28th, the Congress will begin at 10 AM and end at 10 PM.
In an attempt to help you with your lodging needs for the Congress, we have contacted a few hotels in the area and arranged special rates specifically for you. View the list here.