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CANCELLED: WIB-RTP: Young Women In Bio Visits the Duke Medical School
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CANCELLED: WIB-RTP: Young Women In Bio Visits the Duke Medical School

When: Sunday, March 29, 2020
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
Where: Trent Semans Center for Health Education
8 Searle Center Dr
Durham, NC  27710
United States
Contact: YWIB-RTP

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During this Young Women In Bio-RTP event, girls in grades 9 through 12 will visit the Duke Medical School on Sunday, March 29 from 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. During the visit, participants will get to learn about the life of medical school students during panel discussions and one on one networking time with female faculty and students. During these opportunities, participants will have the chance to learn about different areas of medicine. Participants will also receive a tour of the medical school to learn about the educational, research, and patient care facilities. There may be an opportunity to visit the simulation labs, which are used by medical students to learn and practice new procedures. The event will conclude with a hands-on activity to solve a medical case! This event is being held in collaboration with the Duke chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association.


  • This is a drop off only event.
  • Closed-toed shoes are required.
  • A small snack will be provided during the networking event.
  • Please review the YWIB permission form located here.



12:30 p.m. -12:50 p.m. Registration
12:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion with Faculty
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Tour of Medical School Facilities
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Networking with Female Medical School Students
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Case Study Activity


YWIB Age Group

Grades 9-12


Pricing Information

  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members/Free Unlimited Guest Members*Free

*Click here if interested in purchasing a WIB membership.


Walk-Ins Accepted?

No - Be sure to register early!


Registration Deadline

March 10, 2020


Maximum Capacity




There is a separate drop off and parking information for this event. Please read carefully:

Drop off information: Drop off will be at the Trent Semans Center for Health Education (put this into google maps). Coming from Erwin Road, turn onto Research Drive. Follow the Research Drive, continuing straight through the roundabout (take the second exit). Turn left onto Coal Pile Drive and follow it all the way to the end. Volunteers will be waiting at the circle in front of the building to greet you.

Parking Information: Parking is available in the Duke Medicine Circle Parking garage on Trent Drive. Cost: $2 per hour or a maximum of $8 per day. After parking, please walk to the Trent Semans Center for Health Education using the following directions.
Exit the parking on the elevator lobby level 1- street level. Exit out of Elevator, Turn left go outside using glass doors. Follow signs to Cancer Center, Duke Medicine Pavilion, Trent Semans Center, West Campus. Go down steps, Cross Trent Street and Follow sidewalk across Quad. Cross Street at Cancer Center, go right in front of Cancer Center and turn left to the outdoor walkway between Cancer Center and DMP. We should have volunteers here to greet you. If not, follow the walkway to the second set of steps on right pass Help Station. Go up steps and walk straight across the courtyard to the TSCHE Building entrance.