Pre-Med and Health

Program Description: The John Dewey High School Pre-Med Health Careers program is designed to be a foundation in preparation for college pre-med and health profession programs.  Students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to be successful in a premedical program at a university. This is a four-year math-science program for students interested in this field and culminates into an internship at various medical facilities. Preparation for college is achieved through hands-on courses, laboratory experiences, hospital internships and portfolios. Students are expected to take both advanced placement courses in biology and chemistry as well as and anatomy, and physiology. Students also participate in HOSA, Health Occupation Students of America, a national organization that promotes career opportunities in Healthcare and develops leadership skills in all students. All students graduate with their CPR certification and at least two other certification courses offered by American Red Cross.