MedSchool at Manual
Health career exploration, education and internships
MedSchool at Manual (aka FACES for the Future) is a collaboration with Denver Health and Manual High School. The program targets highly resilient and motivated youth who come from socioeconomically disadvantaged and underserved communities, and work to improve academic and health outcomes through their interventions.
There are 4 core components:
Health Careers Exploration - Through experiential learning such as internships in hospitals, along with career panels, field trips and mentorship
Academic Enrichment - Via tutoring, college preparation activities, workshops covering financial aid, documentation and personal planning
Wellness Support - Through life skills training, individualized case management and crisis intervention.
Youth Leadership Development - By providing opportunities for training in outreach and advocacy.
IMPACT of MedSchool at Manual:
100% graduate high school
92% enter a post-secondary pathway
90% graduate intending to pursue a health career