Memorial Medical Center announced summer sessions for a program designed to help students and community members learn more about healthcare careers.
The free program, Hands-On Healthcare, launched in September 2017 and is offered in partnership with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Hands-On HealthCare meets at least monthly. The program is for high school and college students as well as adult community members.
Sessions for the summer are medical education, May 3; physical therapy, June 7; medical imaging, July 12; pharmacy, July 23; medical education, Aug. 9; and nursing, Aug. 20.
All sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., except for the July 23 pharmacy class, which will be 2 to 4 p.m. Except for two sessions, all sessions will be held in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St.
The May 3 medical education session will be held at SIU School of Medicine, 801 N. Rutledge; the June 7 physical therapy session will be held at Memorial Physician Services, 3132 Old Jacksonville Road.
Each session has a limit of 40 participants. Online registration opens 30 days prior to each session.
Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation email will include documents that require a parent's or guardian's signature if the participant is 18 years old or younger.
To register or for more information, visit Jobs.ChooseMemorial.org/students/hands-on-healthcare.