Scrubs, Gloves & Microscopes


Students learning about Physical Therapy

Explore Health Professions

Scrubs, Gloves, & Microscopes (SGM) is series of health careers exploration sessions for high school students currently in grades 9 - 12. An SGM session gives you the opportunity to briefly experience life in a health profession, or health professional program. Each session is approx 3-4 hours in length. Students may sign up for 3 sessions (max) each academic year. These sessions take place on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus. During each SGM session, you may:

  • Learn from professional school students and professionals in the field,
  • Participate in a hands-on experience,
  • Discover important next steps for pursing the featured career!

Scrubs, Gloves & Microscopes 2017-2018

SGM sessions are offered during the academic year (Sept - May). If you are interested in recieving updates and information about the SGM program for the 2017-2018 school year, please fill out this online interest form. Program information, such as schedule and application details, will be released shortly after Labor Day, 2017.


If you have any questions about the SGM program, session content, program logistics, etc. - please contact the Health Careers Center at 612-624-6767 or


Past Scrubs, Gloves & Microscopes

See some photos from past SGM events on our Health Careers Center Facebook page.