Alumni from COPE Health Scholars share takeaways from their experiences in the Junior Health Scholar and Health Scholar programs and how working in a hospital setting helped set the foundations for their future careers.
Nancy Villegas describes how the first COPE Health Scholars Medical Assistant Program at Adventist Health in Mendocino County helped her advance her health care career right in her own community.
COPE Health Scholars Program Manager, Rachael Aquino, recently sat down with KHON2 news in Honolulu, Hawaii. In this video, she talks about the work the Health Scholars are accomplishing and the success stories formed during their two year partnership with Adventist Health Castle in Kailua. Watch the interview below!
In June 2019, COPE Health Scholars alumna, Angelica Guzman, discussed how her passion for health care brought her to Hawaii. Watch the interview with Angelica and KHON2 below!
If you are interested in pursuing a career in health care, there is no better way to prepare yourself than by participating in an immersive, firsthand experience. COPE Health Scholars at Adventist Health Castle in Hawaii, gives students and career changers the chance to work alongside experienced health professionals in a hospital setting and helps Scholars become best-fit health care professionals. If you would like to learn more, watch the overview video below!
In 2018, COPE Health Scholar Alumna, Salma Shairulla, spoke with KREM in Spokane, Washington. In this video, Ms. Shairulla talks about how a trip to Guatemala influenced her decision to join the COPE Health Scholars programs, as part of her journey to becoming a health professional. Watch the interview below!
There is no better way to invest young people in their community than by encouraging them to get involved in improving it. In an interview with KGET in Bakersfield, COPE Health Solutions former Director of Workforce Development, Brytani Garnett, explained how the COPE Health Scholars programs can help health care organizations meet their growing workforce obligations. Watch the interview below!
In an interview from 2018, COPE Health Scholars Program Manager, Rachael Aquino, introduces the Hawaiian community to a workforce development program and shares some of their early successes at Adventist Health Castle in Kailua. Watch the interview below!
COPE Health Scholars Program Manager, Rachael Aquino, and alumna, Kelsey Jones, share their experiences from what was then a new placement location at Adventist Health Castle in Kailua. Watch the segment below with Hawaii Now, a Honolulu-based news program!
College is centered on exploring your interests and establishing the foundations of your personal and professional future. There is no better way to do that than by working alongside those who held similar passions when they were at the same stage in their lives.
In 2016, California State University Fullerton staff members and students discussed how COPE Health Scholars prepared aspiring health care professionals for their future careers by providing them with firsthand experience in a hospital setting and pairing them with mentor physicians, nurses and other hospital staff. Watch the video below!