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  • Friday, March 03, 2023 8:18 AM
    Message # 13118131

    Apart from the normal student volunteer programs, do any of you or your hospitals have a student camp in the summer months? Something like a 1–2-week camp for students to gain experience in a hospital setting. Maybe smaller groups of students having speakers from different medical professions, activities, etc.?

  • Monday, March 06, 2023 9:17 AM
    Reply # 13121230 on 13118131

    We had a week program that we ran pre-Covid, but since then have not restarted.  

  • Tuesday, March 07, 2023 10:11 AM
    Reply # 13122616 on 13118131

    We had a very competitive two-week program called MASH (Maury Academy for Students in Health) prior to COVID. When we worked to have the program again in 2020, we only had 15 applicants, when normally we would have 90-100. I found that most students did not want to get the required COVID vaccine. Due to this we transitioned to a Work Based Learning program which we are currently piloting. 

    I have attached a brochure about our MASH program and am more than happy to share anything you would be interested in. We plan to incorporate some of the unique hands-on activities created for the MASH students into the WBL program this fall. 

    Here is a link to a video from 2017:

    Again, feel free to reach out if you have any questions! It's a fabulous program!! Our staff loved it!!! 


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  • Wednesday, March 08, 2023 8:02 AM
    Reply # 13123935 on 13118131

    Cindy, could you share more about the Work Based Learning program you mentioned? My leadership wants me to focus on having our student program be a starting point for these volunteers to become employees. Would love to learn what you have in mind.

  • Thursday, March 09, 2023 8:31 AM
    Reply # 13125289 on 13118131


    Thank you for providing the MASH information, I am bringing this to our team for ideas. I will definitely reach out once we move more into our planning phase. 

    Also, very interested in the work-based learning you mentioned. Could you provide more details? 

    Thank you!

  • Saturday, March 11, 2023 2:17 PM
    Reply # 13128016 on 13118131

    We have been very successful with our camp for 14-15 years olds.  CSI camp. (Caring student interns) It is a weeklong camp where we expose campers to various pathways of healthcare. It is so fun to see not only the campers experience but the employees re-foster passion their profession.  Our cost is 20.00, we want anyone to be able to come and experience this camp.  We provide scrubs for the campers to wear everyday, lunches and an amazing experience that they never forget.  Best of all we have had several of our  campers return as RN's! 

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