11th grade student Melodie Elyasian, has been selected to participate in the Los Angeles Pediatric Society sponsored 2014 Eve and Gene Black Medical Career Program at Providence Tarzana Medical Center this summer. This medical mentoring internship will afford her the opportunity to gain firsthand medical and research experience working side-by-side with a medical doctor. At the completion of the internship Melodie will present her research to a selective audience and be granted a stipend/scholarship to be used at the university of her choice. In 2014, the Los Angeles Pediatric Society received nearly 310 applications for this program and only 70 students were chosen to receive placement.
10th grade student Nora Galoustian, will be participating in the Camp Children's Hospital Los Angeles, a prestigious opportunity for freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in high school. This program is designed for high school students wishing to get into a healthcare profession and it provides an opportunity for this students to explore these exciting careers first hand. There are over 3,000 students that apply each year with 140 chosen to participate. Nora will have the opportunity to:
- Observe medical procedures and job shadow health care professionals, as they care for patients.
- Participate in skills lab, where you will learn how to take vital signs, perform CPR and acquire other essential skills for the medical field.
- Gain exposure to different career paths by participating in presentations given by medical professionals in various specialties.
- Debrief at the end of each day to reflect and share your experiences with other campers.
- Get a firsthand look at health care through this life-changing opportunity.
11th grade student Emma Ohanian, will participate in the 2014 US Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program. The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders. The US Naval Academy invited a select group of 2,550 young men and women around the nation and abroad.