STUDENT RURAL HEALTH CAREERS FORUM

SAT. MARCH 25th SIU-EDWARDSVILLE

 

When: Saturday, March 25th 10:00 a.m. to Noon (free lunch immediately following)

 Where: SIU –Edwardsville -  Morris University Center – Maple Room

 Who: College students, HS upperclassman and anyone who may be looking for a career change.

 Why: With the aging population, there is a growing demand for professionals to work in the rural health arena. Doctors, allied health professionals, and those with business backgrounds in healthcare administration, Medical Billing & Coding and IT, are in high demand. The Forum will help students gain insight on the many careers paths you can take and the best way to get there.

 How: There will be 3 panels consisting of 1) Healthcare Administrators; 2) Healthcare Providers; and 3) Grad Students/Advisors, who will explain what they do, how they got there and then answer questions and provide advice.

 Registration: The Forum is free but registration is required to get a headcount.  Please register online at www.ilruralhealth.organd contact IL Rural Health Association Executive Director Margaret Vaughn 217-280-0206 or staff@ilruralhealth.orgwith questions.  Special thanks to IL Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) & SIUE for their sponsorship.

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