Get Insight into Becoming a Health Care Professional

TTUHSC to Host Future Health Care Professionals’ Experience

Future Healthcare Professionals Experience

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the annual Future Health Care Professionals’ Experience (FHPE) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8 at the Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St.

 

TTUHSC schools have worked collaboratively to provide the West Texas community insight into health care fields. High school students, college students and current professionals interested in entering a new career are encouraged to attend. 

                         

Cheyenne Mangold, TTUHSC Student Government Association president and FHPE committee member, said this event will give individuals interested in pursuing health care related professions insight to all fields.

 

“This experience will feature informative sessions from all disciplines and is aimed at anyone interested in a health care career, including non-traditional students looking at going back to school for another degree,” Mangold said.

 

All five schools, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Pharmacy and School of Nursing will have faculty, students and staff present to discuss and demonstrate what a career in each of their respective programs entails. Mangold said students see the steps it takes to get into these careers with offered programs.

 

“Students will also participate in anatomy demonstrations from our anatomy lab, tours of the SimLife Center and also get an overview on financial aid and a breakdown of the costs to attend an academic health institution, advice for applying to and attending an academic health institution, the Early Acceptance Program curriculum overview and opportunities for high school students with the Early Dedication to Medical Education program,” Mangold said.

 

The event is free and lunch will be provided. Persons interested in attending the event can register the day of at the Academic Classroom Building lobby or online at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/student-affairs/future-healthcare-experience.aspx. For more information, call TTUHSC Student Services at (806) 743-2300.

Related Stories

How Does Your Garden Grow?

As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.

Adopt a Growth Mindset for a Better Life

A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.

Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults

Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.

Recent Stories

Research

Rumbaugh Named Fellow by American Academy of Microbiology

Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D., a professor in the TTUHSC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, was named as one of the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM) 65 new Fellows for 2024.

Education

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Names New School of Medicine Dean and Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs

John C. DeToledo, M.D., has been named the TTUHSC School of Medicine dean and executive vice president for clinical affairs.

Education

Finding Purpose and Perspective in West Texas

Edgar Garza, second year student in the Master of Athletic Training program, spoke about his journey to TTUHSC and his hopes to shape the future of athletic training.