Local health career academy offered

Batesville, In. — Students pursuing a career in healthcare are invited to learn more about the Medical Scholars Academy presented by the East Indiana Area Health Education Center, in conjunction with Margaret Mary Health. The program can help students experience what it’s truly like to be a healthcare professional.

Students participating in the program will have the chance to tour college health science programs, participate in a panel discussion with students currently pursuing health degrees, complete a personalized career interest inventory and shadow MMH clinicians.

Rising high school juniors and seniors, as well as graduating seniors from the school corporations in MMH’s primary service area may apply. The program meets July 10-12 and 17-19. Cost to attend is $100. Financial aid is available for students who qualify.

Applications are online and are due by Friday, April 13. Here’s a link to the Margaret Mary Health website. Here’s a link to the East Indiana Area Health Education Center.