Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center
55 Clinton Street, Suite 1
Springfield, VT 05156

P: (802) 885-2126 Ext:203
F: (802) 885-2128

Director: Beth Brothers

Contact: Beth Brothers
P: (802) 885-2126
F: (802) 885-2128

MedQuest-Southern Vermont

Year Program Started: 2001

Max. Participants/Year: 20 per session

Application Deadline: March-see Web site

Program Timeframe: summer, one week sessions

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, career/academic planning

Program Attributes: meals provided, housing provided, financial aid provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (10-12th grade), area of residence (Bennington, Rutland, Windsor, Windham counties)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: anatomy, biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biotechnology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, dentistry, economics, education (health, science), epidemiology, engineering (biomed), genetics, pre-medicine, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pathology, pre-pharmacology, pharmacology, physics, psychology, public health, science (biomed), science (social, behavioral), science (health), veterinary science

Additional Comments: Health Careers Exploration program is for high school students interested in learning more about careers in healthcare. Students participate in job shadowing and health-related workshops, and leave with a clearer understanding of their pathway to a career in healthcare.