Items Tagged ‘high school’

Thriving Body, Happy Mind

October 24, 2019

Thriving Body, Happy Mind

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Sound Body Sound Mind is a program that really enhances kids who aren’t affiliated with sports,” explains Brandy Peacock, PE and softball coach at Culver City High School. “This program is an opportunity for the students to get free range of the weight room, and for them to get opportunities to go to a gym […]

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Tags: featured, fitness gyms, healthy living, high school, high school gyms, UCLA Sound Body Sound Mind


How to survive the high anxiety of college admission decisions

February 28, 2018

How to survive the high anxiety of college admission decisions

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

Some high school seniors and their parents are feeling a little tense right now. The regular admission deadline for college applications was around the first of the year; that means many students applying to highly ranked colleges receive word of acceptance – or rejection – in March and in April. When a young person feels […]

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Tags: Anxiety, college, high school, pediatrics, psychology, stress


Aspiring doctors get inside look at medicine through teen summer program

July 13, 2017

Aspiring doctors get inside look at medicine through teen summer program

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Students participating in the UCLA Health Pre-Med Summer Scholars program practice their robotic surgery skills at UCLA’s Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology. What did you do over summer vacation? One group of teens will share their stories of watching an autopsy, practicing robotic surgery and checking out a hyperbaric chamber. The experience was […]

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Tags: community engagement, high school, learning opportunities, pre med, Regina Naanos, summer scholars, UCLA Health volunteers, volunteers


Pharmacists, phlebotomists and more: Program teaches students about vast array of health care careers

August 17, 2016

Pharmacists, phlebotomists and more: Program teaches students about vast array of health care careers

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Many high school students are drawn to the idea of a future career in the health care field but don’t know what steps to take to pursue their goals. That’s where the UCLA Health Allied Health Job Fair program comes in. Through interactive presentations students get a chance to learn about dozens of health care […]

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Tags: Allied Health, careers, high school, job fair, job training, news