This program is offered in collaboration with the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The goal of this hands-on collaborative effort is to encourage students in forms I – VI to pursue careers in healthcare – whether nursing, ICT, medical, pharmacy, dental or administration. By fostering high academic performance, identifying and utilizing available resources, mentoring and experiential activities, this program facilitates a smooth transition from secondary school to professional training and increases the student’s potential for successful completion of healthcare training.
- To encourage students with interest and abilities in math and science to pursue health careers.
- To provide these students with knowledge and experiences that will help them make informed career choices.
During this five-day program experience, students will come together to explore various medical health professions as well as have the opportunity to tour healthcare facilities; discuss career options with health practitioners; and shadow a health professional for a half- or full day.
Room and board, meals and all activities are provided at no cost to the students, the school, or educators. Admission into this program is through individual student application or selection by a teacher.