August 9, 2022 by
Lucy Gardner Carson
Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center’s MedQuest 2.0 program offers high school students an opportunity to gain a richer understanding of health careers available to them in Vermont.
(AUGUST 9, 2022) Five high school students from Bennington County recently completed Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center’s MedQuest 2.0 program at Rutland Regional Medical Center to gain a richer understanding of health careers available to them in Vermont. The learning modules for the three-day program were designed and delivered by first-year medical students from the Robert Larner College of Medicine.
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The high school students engaged in job shadowing, team activities, clinical skill building, and mentoring and explored such topics as social determinants of health, empathy, and medical ethics, as well as hands-on activities that included practicing knee examinations and suturing. As part of their final project, the students presented posters reflecting on their unique interests and plans for achieving future career goals.
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