Health Careers Awareness Workshops developed by the Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center SC PA AHEC will be open to the public, targeting high school students who have an interest in the health care field. Participants will be offered three Saturday workshops from 10 AM- 3 PM at the Cambria County Public Library in Johnstown, PA and another three Saturday workshop segments at the Cambria County Public Library in Patton, PA. This will allow participants from both the Johnstown City and surrounding areas, and the northern part of the county to attend. The objectives of the program are 1 Identify, recruit and support talented high school students to acquire the knowledge and skills for entering the health professions. 2 Provide a diversified curriculum of biological sciences and technology activities. 3 Increase the awareness of the rapidly changing careers in the health professions. 4 Evaluate student satisfaction and faculty feedback. 5 Support participants through the AHEC health career tracking system.

Project Details

Organization Name

Southcentral PA Area Health Education Center

Organization Type
Public health
Project Lead

Sharon Adams

Start Date
November 1, 2019
End Date
April 30, 2020
Funding Amount
Student, K-12
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations