Medicine and Healthcare

The field of healthcare continues to grow, offering a multitude of career opportunities, from clinical care, to public health policy, and health administration – in physical health, mental, emotional and behavioral health, population health, and beyond. Clinical care involves providing hands-on care to patients in places such as physician offices, hospitals, mental health facilities or rehabilitation clinics. Clinical care includes support and laboratory positions, such as radiology technology and physical therapy assisting. Health care administrators manage organizations such as private clinics, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, and health systems. Public health focuses on research and advocacy to promote healthy behaviors and practices for large populations, such as health education, community health, epidemiology, child health, nutrition, environmental health, and infectious diseases. In this workshop you will meet health care practitioners such as physicians, nurses, mental health therapists, substance abuse counselors, public health practitioners and healthcare administrators. Some workshops visit actual healthcare sites.

Career Speakers

Current Workshops

  • MedicineHave you ever contemplated the life of a doctor? What kind of doctor? Can you imagine what it would be like working with patients each day? Perhaps you’ve envisioned discovering a breakthrough medicine in a research lab? Or, working for…
  • The Power of MedicineYou’ve always dreamt of becoming a doctor and have done your fair share of research. You may think you know what it’s like being a medical student, or what to expect in your residency. Perhaps you know doctors personally and…
  • Health and Stress ManagementThis workshop will focus on how we can handle stress and improve overall health for high school students.
  • HealthOur health is our most valuable asset and we depend on the health system to keep us alive when disaster strikes. The Department of Emergency Medicine at UCLA Harbor Hospital is our local Level 1 Trauma Center. For example, if…