ASPIRE - MedX Virtual
Aspire - MedX Virtual
What is ASPIRE - MedX Virtual?
The Sanford MedX program is offered by Sanford’s new career center, Aspire, and is geared for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in health careers. MedX Virtual is a FREE program that offers participants the opportunity to interact with health professionals working in 20+ areas of healthcare, encouraging exploration and fueling deeper-dives into students’ health career interests. Due to the success of the program, Sanford Health is offering MedX Virtual to all Sanford, Network and Good Samaritan Society communities!
How will ASPIRE - MedX Virtual help me?
We know that up to 20% of high school students are interested in exploring health careers. Getting these students in touch with professionals working today in their fields is highly beneficial. Even prior to COVID-19, many healthcare organization did not permit job shadows. While a virtual program cannot substitute for hands-on career exploration, the information MedX Virtual will provide can inspire interest and create connections with professionals working in Sanford Health and Good Samaritan Society communities.
What can I expect?
When clicking the registration button below, students will be asked to first make and confirm an account with our registration program, Survey Monkey Apply. All participants will be sent an acknowledgement of receipt of their application. Those who are accepted to the program will receive confirmation of acceptance. Participants will be invited to a pre-session where we’ll cover technology and structure of the sessions. Before each session, participants will receive:
•A pre-event email with video links and session guide sheet.
•A reminder email and text the day before each session.
•A post-event email with resources for further exploration and link to a session evaluation.
Will sessions be recorded so I can use them with my careers classes?
All sessions of MedX Virtual will be held in Zoom and recorded for future viewing. Please note the video recording release in the application form.
Which health careers will be featured?
While the schedule of presenters and health career areas is still in development, here is a possible schedule of presentations:
Long term care
Airmed and paramedic
Lab and pathology
Behavioral Health and Addiction Counseling
Child life/Music Therapy
Cardiac and perfusionist careers
Ci-ops and non-clinical careers
APP careers--PA, NP, CRNA, Surgical Assistant
If you have any questions about ASPIRE - MedX Virtual, please contact ASPIRE@sanfordhealth.org.
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