A kickoff meeting for a new Medical Explorers program is scheduled at 6:30
p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Burlington Area Family Practice Center, 1201
W. Agency Road, West Burlington. It will be led by family physicians Laura
Hadden, M.D., and Doug Peters, M.D.
Medical Explorers is a career exploration program for 14- to 20-year-olds.
It provides an opportunity to learn about many health care jobs and meet
with professionals already working in those fields. Exploring helps students:
- Build self-confidence
- Develop leadership skills
- Gain volunteer opportunities
- Obtain unique career experiences and network
Medical Explorers will meet at least monthly meeting at a time chosen by
group members. There is a fee. Parents are encouraged to attend the kickoff
to learn more information.People who are interested in the program but
can’t attend the kickoff may call (319) 753-2798.
Health care careers are challenging and rewarding. High-demand jobs in
demand include registered nurse, home health aide, medical assistant,
pharmacy technician, medical secretary, physical therapist and emergency