Doctor for a Day - free event for middle and high school students of color to explore medical careers

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Doctor for a Day event
Photo courtesy SNMA


Doctor for a Day at the Dale Turner YMCA in Shoreline is designed to help students in middle and high school explore the idea of careers in healthcare.

The event is open to ALL middle and high school students of color who would like to explore the healthcare and medical field.

It will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9am – 2pm at the Dale Turner Family YMCA19290 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline 98133

Medical students and resident doctors from University of Washington will show you how to perform:
  • Physical exam skills like taking blood pressure
  • Intubation simulation dummy (aka placing a breathing tube)
  • Suturing (aka stitching) a cut

The event is sponsored by the UW chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). SNMA is the oldest and largest student run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. SNMA supports current and future underrepresented medical students

The event is free but registration is required HERE


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