Tuesday, October 22, 2013

CACC students selected for Tomorrow's Healthcare Elite Program

Congratulations to Columbia Area Career Center students Hannah Morgan, Kayla Moore and Alex Komes for being chosen to participate in University of Missouri Health Care's Tomorrow's Healthcare Elite, a program designed to expose students to various healthcare professions. Morgan is a junior from Hickman High School and Professions in Healthcare student; Komes, a Rock Bridge senior, Lab Foundations:MI student, Teaching Assistant to Lab Instructor Christine Roberson, HOSA chapter Vice President and current HOSA State Vice President, and Moore, a Hallsville senior enrolled in Professions in Healthcare at CACC. The program involves 8 meetings of practical hands on and simulated scenarios where students get to experience real world medical field situations with actual medical professionals at University Hospital and Clinics. 

Tomorrow’s Healthcare Elite is a program developed by University of Missouri Health Care to identify, cultivate and motivate future diverse health care leaders. This informative and thought-provoking program introduces participants to health care professions and exposes them to its challenges and opportunities. This program requires full participation as outlined in the application.

Mission: The mission of this program is to close the achievement gap disparities in the health care industry by promoting, encouraging and educating students on the many health care opportunities and programs, while gaining valuable hands-on experience and knowledge of leading health care careers.

Lab Foundations student, Alex Komes

Professions in Healthcare student, Hannah Morgan

Professions in Healthcare student, Kayla Moore

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