|Health Sciences Careers Program
The mission of the program is to provide school to college or school to career preparation for multiple health careers through a core curriculum emphasizing science, the human and organizational side of health care, and the opportunity to earn college credit and clinical experience.
The goals of the program are to:
Assist in achieving the health work force needs of the State; Promote the concept of the health care team as essential to patient well-being; Assist in creating a health work force that has ethnic and gender diversity; Promote a broadly trained health practitioner who will meet the needs for future new health professionals; Provide students with a strong foundation in science, communication, and the health care system; Enhance quality high school to college articulation.
The program exists between participating high schools and UMDNJ-SHRP. Interested students should inquire with their high school administration to learn if their schools participate in the program.
For more information on getting a program started at your high school contact:
Suzanne D'Anna, Program Director at dannase@umdnj,edu.