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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.

Key Program Dates (Spring 2019)

 

Applications

Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019

  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsGroup Interviews Monday, 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 January 14, 2019
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsProgram Acceptance or Wait-List Decisions Monday, 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, January 23, 2019
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsOrientation & Training Monday, 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, 2018

To be eligible for the program, students must be able to attend one 3.5 hour orientation and training sessions. Dates and times to be determined.

  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsProgram Start  Monday, 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, 2018Sunday, March 3, 2019
  ApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsApplicationsProgram End Monday, 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, 2018Saturday, June 15, 2019

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 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

(Part 2) Orientation

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Health Screening

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Paperwork will be given at Group Interview.

 

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Program Starts week of November 4, 2018

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Contact Us

If you have questions about the Medical Pathfinder Program, please contact the Volunteer Resources Team at douglas.dellapietra@rochesterregional.org or laurie.session@rochesterregional.org