The Explorer Program provides an opportunity for currently enrolled high school juniors and seniors to learn and discover the exciting world of healthcare careers. Participants attend presentations by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta healthcare professionals and participate in facility tours. Potential opportunities include:
• TALK with doctors, physician assistants, physical therapists and medical specialists about their experiences in healthcare.
• EXPLORE career opportunities in Child Life, the Children's Foundation, Rehab, and many other unique fields.
• LEARN about procedures used by a wide range of healthcare professionals including surgeons, psychiatrists, and pharmacists.
• MEET other students interested in the medical field.
The Explorer application for 2015-2016 is now available. Download now.
*Applications are due by Monday, August 24, 2015.
For more information, read the Program Overview.
Students must be currently enrolled high school juniors and seniors.
Students must attend 5 out of the 6 scheduled sessions to receive a certificate of completion.
Students can only participate in one Explorer Program during their high school career.
All sessions are on Tuesdays and transportation to each location is the attendee's responsibility.
September 22, 2015; 4:30-6:00pm
October 20, 2015; 4:30-6:00pm
November 17, 2015; 4:30-6:00pm
January 26, 2016; 4:30-6:00pm
February 23, 2016; 4:30-6:00pm
March 22, 2016; 4:30-6:00pm
Detailed schedules will be distributed at the Kick-Off meeting on September 22, 2015. Sessions will rotate between the locations below: