Medical Explorers Open House Set for Sept. 19

High school students take in-depth looks at health careers

West Burlington, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2018 – Great River Health System’s Medical Explorers program is hosting an open house at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Walnut Room on the lower level of Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington.

Through Medical Explorers, high school students take in-depth looks at health careers. It is led by Doug Peters, MD, and Laura Hadden, MD, Great River Family Medicine.

Parents are encouraged to attend the open house with students. Participation is limited, so students should register at the first meeting. There is a $44 fee; financial help is available.

Health care careers are challenging and rewarding. Jobs in demand include diagnostic medical sonographers, medical billing and coding specialists, medical laboratory technologists, nurses, pharmacy technologists, occupational and physical therapy assistants, physicians, radiologic technologists and respiratory therapists.

For more information, call 319-753-2798.