Corpus Christi Medical Center Launches Explorer Program

Corpus Christi Medical Center Contributes to the Healthy Development of Today’s Youth with Medical Explorer Program
July 6, 2010 - PRLog -- Corpus Christi, Texas— Corpus Christi, Texas— In partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, Corpus Christi Medical Center will hold an informational meeting to introduce area youth to the “Learning for Life” Medical Career Exploration Program, a hands-on learning opportunity for youth interested in healthcare careers. The meeting will be on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 6:30pm at the Corpus Christi Medical Center – Doctors Regional Conference Center, 3315 S. Alameda.  A parent or guardian is required to attend with the student.

The Corpus Christi Medical Center Explorer Post will offer career education for both young men and women who are 14 -20 years old and those who have completed the eighth grade. Explorers will have the opportunity to learn about healthcare careers and participate in activities including career observation in hospital departments and participating in community service events. This action oriented program will focus on Career Opportunities, Leadership Experience, Life Skills, Citizenship and Character Education.

“As a previous Explorer myself, the program helped me to pursue my interest in a medical career, which was a life-changing inspiration.  It is an honor to have the opportunity to encourage our youth by offering hands-on interaction with healthcare professionals from Corpus Christi Medical Center.  Ultimately, our goal is to help our youth pursue their interest in medical careers and to grow and develop leaders in the community “, said Edward Lamb, Chief Executive Officer at Corpus Christi Medical Center.

For more information or to register for this program, please call (361) 761-1416.

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About Corpus Christi Medical Center
As a sign of commitment of quality improvement and efficiency, Corpus Christi Medical Center has received the Texas Health Care Quality Achievement Award. Committed to the care and improvement of human life, Corpus Christi Medical Center has been a growing part of South Texas since 1962. What began as a 26-bed facility in the early 60s has grown into a 583-bed system offering a full range of health care services with outstanding clinical care, superior technological care and comforting and reassuring personal care. Corpus Christi Medical Center includes four hospitals: Doctors Regional, Bay Area, The Heart Hospital and Northwest. Visit .
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