The Problem

In an era of increased global competition, there is a new revolution in education to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum to the classroom. Despite engaging projects and teaching models, there remains a decline in students entering science majors in college. This trend will result in an insufficient workforce in the healthcare industry.

Did You Know?

By 2020:

– The population of Baby Boomers will grow to 74 million, placing an unprecedented demand on the healthcare system

10,000 people per day will turn 65 for the next 20 years

38 million new health care consumers will have health insurance due to national policy changes, providing access to acute care, chronic disease management and preventive and elective healthcare

– 33% of the nation’s physicians will reach retirement age

– Despite rapid growth of African American and Latino populations, the healthcare and life science professional workforce is not equally represented, missing the opportunity to impact cultural competencies in the industry

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