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MedQuest 2018 Dates:

For 10th grade students from Caledonia, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans and Washington Counties:
Sunday, June 24 through Friday, June 29, 2018
at Johnson State College, (JSC) Johnson, VT. 

For 10th grade students from Chittenden County:
Monday, July 9 through Saturday, July 14, 2018
at University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

JANUARY 31, 2018.


MedQuest is a week-long, residential program at Johnson State College for current 10th grade high school students from northeastern and central Vermont.

MedQuest is a structured educational program that provides students with opportunities to explore a variety of health careers while gaining comfort in a college environment. Through interactive presentations and job-shadowing experiences at local hospitals and community provider offices, students strengthen their leadership skills and gain a clearer understanding of career options in health care.

Activities during the week include:
  • Job-shadowing health professionals;
  • Acquiring basic medical skills;
  • Science lab dissection skills training;
  • Exposure to medical terminology;
  • Exploring career and educational goals;
  • Opportunities to make new friends who share an interest in health careers!
MedQuest completers can earn school credit by demonstrating knowledge and proficiencies. The program curriculum aligns with both the National Health Science Standards and Vermont Agency of Education graduation proficiencies in transferable skills.

MedQuest Rubric
MedQuest Curriculum
National Health Science Standards
Vermont Agency of Education Transferable Skills

MedQuest is supported by these generous partners:
The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Central Vermont Medical Center
Copley Hospital
Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
North Country Hospital   
Vermont Department of Health

Welcome to The Northern Vermont

Area Health Education Center

The Northern Vermont Area Health Education Center improves access to quality health care by working with community and academic partners to support health care workforce development
through recruitment, retention and continuing education of health care professionals.

Northern Vermont AHEC
347 Emerson Falls Road, Suite 3
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: 802-748-2506
Fax: 802-748-2910
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