El Cajon Valley High School
Are you interested in becoming a:
Geneticist, Scientist, Veterinarian?
Pharmacist, Lab Tech, Clinical Researcher?
Therapist: Physical, Speech, Respiratory
Technician: Surgical, X-ray, Laboratory?
Fire Fighter, Paramedic, or EMT?
Medical Examiner, Forensics scientist?
Kinesiologist or Athletic Trainer?
Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner?
Doctor, Surgeon, Dentist, Psychiatrist?
Get a jump start!
Join a group of students with similar goals and motivation!
Become knowledgeable in medical & science subjects not traditionally offered in high school!
Fulfill your high school requirements while learning skills that will help you in your medical career!
For more information contact:
Lynette Smith, Pathway Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
HEVI Internship Graduate 2021, Marseel Rassam
The Medical Pathway is a series of classes designed for students interested in careers in the medical field, or just interested in biology and the human body. Students are welcome to join in any grade level.
9th/10th Grade - Medical or Honors Biology
10th/11th Grade - Medical or Honors Chemistry
11th/12th Grade - Physiology
11th/12th Grade - Health Careers in the Community
ECV Medical Pathway Completion Requirements
The Medical Pathway Offers:
Medically relevant, engaging curriculum
Use of medical equipment in specialized labs
Healthcare guest speakers
Field trips to hospitals, clinics, biotech and research companies, colleges, and universities
Internships at hospitals and health facilities
Healthcare professional mentors
Medical Book Studies
Student conferences and scholarships
Funding for the Medical Pathway comes from California State Grants and from the Grossmont Healthcare District with the goal of strengthening high school students’ preparation for careers in high-wage, high demand industry sectors – namely, healthcare. This program is also supported by Career and Technical Education program of Grossmont Union High School District.
The primary goals are to :
Increase health/medical career awareness
Improve science proficiency in middle school, high school and college science courses
Ease student transition to post-secondary programs and improve retention rates