New Medical Academy Program launched by UW-Eau Claire and Mayo Clinic Health System

UW-Eau Claire and Mayo Clinic Health System are teaming up to offer a program that educates people about the medical field. This program is open to everyone, from high school and college students to working adults and retirees. Dr. Timothy Young from Mayo Clinic Health System emphasized the inclusivity of the program, stating that all are welcome to participate.

The innovative program will take place over six consecutive Mondays at UW-Eau Claire. Each week, a different topic will be presented, along with interactive activities aimed at providing participants with a realistic glimpse into medical education. The ultimate goal of the program is to give people a taste of what it’s like to be in medical school and help them determine if pursuing a career in medicine is the right path for them.

Dr. Young explained that no prior medical knowledge is assumed for participants, as the program is designed to start with basic concepts and gradually build on them to provide a comprehensive understanding of the medical field. Participants can expect to gain valuable insights and learn about the inner workings of the human body throughout the program.

Dr. Julie Anderson, Director of UW-EC’s Health Careers Center, expressed excitement about the program and the opportunities it will offer for students. Through this collaboration with Mayo Clinic Health System, students have access to a range of opportunities, including job shadowing and research opportunities in addition to attending an exciting medical academy program at UW-Eau Claire.

The program will begin on April 1st, and more information on registration can be found on its website.

Overall, this collaboration between UW-Eau Claire and Mayo Clinic Health System aims to provide an enriching and educational experience for anyone interested in pursuing a career in medicine or simply gaining more knowledge about this fascinating field.

In summary, UW-Eau Claire has partnered with Mayo Clinic Health System to offer an inclusive educational program aimed at educating individuals about various aspects of the medical field over six consecutive Mondays at their campus. The goal of this innovative programme is not only to give participants an idea of what it takes to pursue careers in medicine but also encourage them through interactive activities aimed at providing them with practical insights into Medical Education while building upon basic concepts until they have gained comprehensive knowledge about healthcare practices.

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