BMH mini-medical school held for local high school students

By: 
LESLIE MIELKE
Staff Writer

Students from Blackfoot, Firth, Shelley, Snake River and Pocatello high schools attended a mini-med school on Wednesday hosted by Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Asked why they were attending this mini-school, Amber Ramos said, “I’m very interested in medicine.
“I’m interested in working with babies or in surgery or becoming a family practitioner,” Lexi Baron said.
“I’m interested in becoming a surgeon,” Reagan Hall said.
“I’m interested in becoming a nurse,” Savannah Hawley said.
This is the third year this mini-med school has been offered to high school students in this area.
The school is offered in corporation with the Area Health Education Center.
“It’s never too early to get kids interested in taking care of each other,” said Timmia Costin, who works with BMH outreach projects.
Read the entire article in the May 12 edition of the Blackfoot Morning News

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