Summer Health Institute Collaborative Hospital Based Program that Works!

Lynn Brooks
Director of Volunteer and Health Career Services
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
Salinas, CA

Randy Bangs
Director, Mission Trails ROP
Salinas Union High School District
Salinas, CA

This workshop provides an overview of the Summer Health Institute, a collaborative with local community college, UC-Santa Cruz, and Mission Trails R.O.P. Students exposed to health related careers through an articulated summer program, including case studies at the hospital, classroom study on college campus, 60 hours of externship supervised by clinical staff and new community advocacy research and presentations. Students will present a sample of their community advocacy research and presentations.