Breaking Barriers, Creating Career Pathways

The Pathways for Emerging Health care Leaders program breaks down barriers that prevent high school students from pursuing careers in health care. To make this possible, we’ve partnered with local high schools to introduce students to health professions and prepare them to enter college to earn bachelor’s degrees in those fields.

This effort is part of a grant, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH), that aims to increase diversity and cultural competence in the health care workforce so that the makeup of health care providers matches the general population.

Student and Parent Academy

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Students, parents and team members meet monthly to prepare for college health majors.

Pathways Program Updates

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Check out some of the latest workshops and events.

Health Professions Affinity Club

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High school students are exposed to roles and career paths of various professions.

Additional Resources

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Get free educational videos, textbooks, teaching materials and more.


For more information about the program, or for answers to your questions, contact Karen Grimley, Health Professions Coach Coordinator.

Phone: 210-213-9901