The Academy is located on the campus of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Academy integration on a medical university campus allows teachers and students to take advantage of sophisticated research laboratories and guest lectures from an array of scientific researchers, professors and medical professionals. Faculty from NEOMED and other local colleges and universities serve as project advisors, give seminars and provide experiences for students in their research laboratories. The Academy engages professionals from engineering, science, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and other companies to provide lectures and serve as project advisors.
Curriculum themes are developed based on current trends in science and medicine as well as on the research and education being conducted at Northeast Ohio Medical University. The Academy has also developed educational experiences around community health and the environment in both urban and rural communities.