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Future DOcs

Healthcare Industry

4-Year IHE

Organizations Involved

MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Occupations Involved

High school students

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting individuals to work in a healthcare profession


Future DOcs is a pre-college program at Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. The program exposes high school students from Detroit, Macomb and Lansing areas to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistant degree programs at MSU through clinical skills, medical techniques and science education. The programs run on Saturday mornings over a 2 month period. Future DOcs is run by College of Osteopathic students, alumni and faculty who serve as mentors to the high school students. The goal of the program is to encourage high schoolers to pursue careers as physicians and/or physician assistants.

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