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
MEDQUEST 2017 SLIDESHOW
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:
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.
- 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!
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
Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
North Country Hospital
Vermont Department of Health