Estefania Estrada knew she wanted to join Alameda Health System’s (AHS) HealthPATH On-Ramp to Health Careers college internship but English is her second language, and she was intimidated by the essay portion of the application. With the help of a community college mentor, Estrada pushed through her nerves, hit the submit button, and – to [...]
There is a Ghanian concept, called Sankofa that centers around making positive progress as a community by helping others and lifting them up. For Dr. Jamal Jefferson, emergency medicine, Sankofa is not only a concept that guides his approach to life, it is something he puts into practice as a volunteer mentor for Alameda Health [...]
Alameda Health System (AHS) HealthPATH program interns Javier Velasquez Lopez and Nai Saechao were on KTVU morning news along with HealthPATH program manager Joseph Peters to talk about their experience learning about careers in the health care field. HealthPATH provides education and training opportunities to young people in the Alameda County communities that are most [...]
Calling all Oakland high schoolers: Apply for Alameda Health System’s health care internship program.
Oakland, Calif. — August 7, 2023 — Oakland high schoolers are encouraged to apply for Alameda Health System’s (AHS) HealthPATH program, a workforce development initiative that prepares youth for health care careers. Applications for the Health Excellence & Academic Leadership (HEAL) internship, a HealthPATH program for high school students, will be accepted from Monday, Aug. 7 [...]
The 2022 cohort of Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH interns graduated this week, ending their six-week immersion in the health care sector under the mentorship of clinicians, administrators, and staff at Highland Hospital. Every year, HealthPATH programs provide internships and work-based learning experiences to more than 300 middle school to college students from the Bay [...]
The East Bay public health system has spent decades nurturing a pipeline of diverse talent from the local community. OAKLAND, Calif., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A cohort of Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH interns will graduate next week, ending their six-week immersion in the health care sector under the mentorship of clinicians, administrators, and [...]