DAY WITH THE DOCTORS
Day with the Doctors is a one-day, interactive program that provides Louisiana high school students with an opportunity to experience and observe a day’s activities on a medical school campus. Students interact with faculty and medical students, discuss health careers and medical school, as well as learn basic medical diagnostic skills. Hands-on training includes: learning how to listen to breath and heart sounds, taking a radial pulse and blood pressure and improving communication and listening skills in working with patients.
LSU Health Shreveport faculty members and staff are available to answer questions regarding educational prerequisites, medical school admissions, medical school costs, and personal preparation for the commitment of a health career. This unique health career enticement program is coordinated and sponsored by Bayou North AHEC and LSU Health Shreveport to educate future health professionals about the demand for healthcare professionals in rural and under-served areas of Louisiana.
Student participation is by invitation is limited to high school juniors and seniors residing in North Louisiana and have a 3.0 grade point average or better.
A DAY WITH AHEC
Bayou North AHEC and its university partners have collaborated to provide you additional opportunities to learn about health career training programs in north Louisiana. Spend a day at local universities and talk with faculty and staff about your career and educational goals. You’ll gain important information, insight, tools and other resources to assist you in making good career decisions and preparing for your education and future.