HCC Kansas City

HCC Kansas city was initiated in 2019 as a partnership between University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) and Wyandotte High School. The 2019 Health Career Collaborative Program Initiation Grant was awarded to medical students QeeQee Gao and Harmony Saunders. Additional medical student founding members include: Sarah Bromley, Sara Ohadi-Hamadani, Madeleine St. Peter, and Christina Ward. KUMC’s chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons is leading the program’s efforts. The faculty sponsor for the program is Stepheny Berry, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Trauma Medical Director, Trauma/Critical & Acute Care Surgery Division. HCC Kansas medical students Florence Osei and Kiatana Ferguson-Square have created a podcast about being medical students of color. Check it out: https://linktr.ee/melanin.in.medicine

High school students participate in an interactive activity to accompany the MI case. The purpose of the activity was to simulate what physicians do in a cath lab for acute treatment of patients. 
Kick-off lecture for high school students.
Student creates poster about cardiovascular health issues.