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Medical Pathfinder Student Program

High school and college students during the school year an opportunity to

  • Get a feel for what it is like to be in a hospital setting
  • Observe medical professionals and their interactions with patients
  • Gain experience in the medical field
  • Interact with patients and learn about their needs
  • Give back and make a difference 

Students are eligible for this program if able to...

  • Volunteer at least one, 3-4 hour shift per week (based on the student's schedule and available volunteer positions)
  • Attend every week (with the exception of illness, a school commitment or similar)
  • Participate in the entire program -- from start to finish. (Exception: College students that live away from Rochester for their winter break between semesters.)

Key Program Dates (Fall 2021)

 

Applications

August 16 – September 22, 2021

  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsGroup Interviews August 16 – September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, June 25 – Friday, September 21, 2018Week of September 27, 2021
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsProgram Acceptance or Wait-List Decisions August 16 – September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, June 25 – Friday, September 21, 2018By 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2021
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsOrientation & Training August 16 – September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, June 25 – Friday, September 21, 2018Monday, October 11, 2021, 5:00pm – 8:30pm
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:00pm – 8:30pm
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsProgram Start  August 16 – September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, June 25 – Friday, September 21, 2018Week of Sunday, October 31, 2021
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsProgram End August 16 – September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021August 16 - September 22, 2021November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020November 1, 2019 - January 22, 2020Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, July 1 - Friday, September 20, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019Monday, June 25 – Friday, September 21, 2018Wee of Sunday, February 6, 2022

Next Steps

 

 

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Complete Medical Pathfinder Application

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You'll receive an email confirmation from the Volunteer Office with next-step instructions.

 

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Preference/Availability Questionnaire

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We value student input for their volunteering preferences. In the Confirmation email you receive, you'll be given a link to complete the Preference/ Availability Questionnaire.

 

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Sign Up for Group Interviews

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Students must register for the date of their choice. A sign-up link will be sent along with your Confirmation email.

 

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Complete Online (Part 1) Orientation

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  1. Review the Self Study Orientation presentation.
  2. Print/complete Part 1 Self-Study Post-Test.
  3. Print/complete the Self-Study Topic Checklist.
  4. Print/sign the Confidentiality Agreement.
  5. Print/complete the Reference Check, Essay, References & GPA Forms.

Bring the completed forms with you to your Group Interview session.

 

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Attend Group Interview

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Placement or wait-list email sent by Volunteer Office

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By 6pm, Wednesday, October 6, 2021, you will be notified by email if you have received a placement or wait-listed for the program.

 

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Register for one In-Class

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Health Screening

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Program Starts

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Contact Us

If you have questions about the Medical Pathfinder Program, please contact the Volunteer Resources Team at [email protected] or [email protected]