MERIT Health Leadership Academy educates and empowers students to become health professionals and change agents to advance equity.
MERIT Scholars are working to become the next generation of health leaders and change agents. View the experience of MERIT through the lens of one of our scholars, Zion:
IN THE NEWS
August 17, 2019
MERIT was honored to receive the Excellence in Summer Learning Award from the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) earlier this month. Out of 250 applicants, MERIT was one of only three national winners! This prestigious award came with a $10,000 prize and the opportunity to present at the NSLA's national conference in Atlanta. This summer, MERIT ran four different summer programs in which scholars shadowed health care providers across Baltimore, engaged in high-level laboratory biomedical research, and served their communities at local non-profit organizations. Read more about the award in this Patch news feature!