Laying the Groundwork

A field trip to UF Health introduces middle and high school girls to medicine.

August 5, 2019—Formative experiences in childhood and young adulthood can often spark a lifelong passion and even influence one’s professional future. One UF College of Medicine faculty organization aimed to inspire young minds toward a path to health care during an event held August 2.

Women in Medicine and Science hosted a field trip to UF Health for local middle and high school students from Girls Place Inc. and PACE Center for Girls of Alachua County, inviting 70 young women to learn from physicians, residents and medical students about the skills and lifestyle required for a career in medicine…

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