MEDICAL CAREER DAY

HEMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

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'Medical Career Day' Fosters Exploration of Career Paths in Healthcare Field

Hempstead, NY -- Hempstead High School will host over One Hundred medical and healthcare professionals from Northwell Health helping students discover the challenges and rewards of a career in medicine, TOMORROW, Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., 201 President Street, Hempstead, NY. The all-day program provides the students with access to a variety of lectures, presentations, talks, and discussions in the auditorium, theaters, and gymnasium at the high school. Medical Career Day in Hempstead offers students the opportunity to learn about the various career paths in the healthcare industry.


Presentations will include a wide range of topics: "From Immigrant to Cardiac Surgeon," "Executive Director Journey," "Road to Becoming a Doctor," "The Role of Public Relations in Healthcare," and others. Students will be able to interact with doctors, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, orthopedics, EMS, legal and more. Students can also visit human resources pros for tips on getting into the healthcare industry and will even have the opportunity to submit their resumes or get help in creating a resume specifically prepared for the health and medical field.

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"If Covid taught us anything, it's that there is a huge demand and opportunity for a successful and satisfying career and future growth in the healthcare industry," commented Regina Armstrong, Superintendent of Schools for the Hempstead Union Free School District. "This is a wonderful chance and perhaps the best opportunity for our students to be exposed to a 'one-stop shop' for an introduction to the wonderful range of options that a career in medicine or healthcare can bring."

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Program Highlights

  • Over 50 different careers to explore throughout the day
  • 18 lectures from healthcare professionals explaining their career journeys

Hempstead High School's Medical Career Day

Thursday, Dec. 2nd, 11am

201 President Street

Hempstead, NY