MedQuest 2019, health careers exploration for high school students

REGION – Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center is pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2019 MedQuest programs. This program is for southern Vermont high school students currently in grades 10, 11, and 12 who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Students will explore a variety of healthcare careers through job shadowing, workshops, and other activities. With the help of volunteer professionals in the hospital and medical community, students see health care in action and get an insider’s look at rewarding health career opportunities. Students will also obtain CPR certification as part of the program. Students experience campus life in the company of new friends and graduate-level health professions students who serve as staff.

Interested students in grades 10, 11, and 12 must submit an application and two references. Application information is available at The deadline to apply is Friday, March 1.

This is a competitive application process. Scholarships are available. Please contact Southern VT AHEC at 802-885-2126 for more information.

Southern VT AHEC is a nonprofit organization with a volunteer board of directors from Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham, and Windsor counties. SVAHEC works in partnership with the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont.

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