What?

Healthcare and Life Sciences Workforce Development Pipeline Program

  • Increased number of high school STEM students to professional health science careers
  • Increased diversity in the professional pipeline
  • Next-generation leadership skills development
Healthcare and Life Sciences Workforce Development Pipeline Program
Healthcare will add more jobs

Why?

  • Healthcare will add more jobs between 2016 and 2026 than any other industry.
  • By 2050, minorities will account for greater than 40% of the U.S. population, yet make up less than 16% of the STEM workforce.
  • Women today constitute almost 50% of the labor force, yet only 28% of STEM workers
  • Our senior population grows and people live longer (10,000 people a day turn 65) creating unprecedented demand on the healthcare system

How?

  • Working with industry, educating students prepared for careers of the future
  • The comprehensive custom STEM curriculum, problem-based learning, social-emotional learning, approved in 48 states
  • Career shadow¬† (40 careers per academic year)
  • Long term mentoring
  • Longitudinal tracking (grade 9 through graduate education)
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