HCC Atlanta

HCC Atlanta was initiated in 2014 as a partnership between Emory School of Medicine and four regional partner High Schools: Clarkson, Redan, Benjamin E Mays, and Maynard Jackson. 

The Health Career Collaborative Faculty Sponsors at Emory School of Medicine are Dr. Stacy Schmidt and Dr. Charles E. Moore.

Ms. Brittany Price is the manager of the Health Career Collaborative through Emory’s Urban Health Initiative.

Stacie Schmidt, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Co-Director, Community Engaged Outpatient Healthcare Innovations for Achieving Equity, Emory Urban Health Initiative
Emory University School of Medicine
Charles E. Moore, MD, FAACE
Director, Urban Health Initiative
Professor, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Chief of Service, Dept. of Otolaryngology, Grady Health System
Founder/President, HEALing Community Centers
Emory University School of Medicine

Brittany Prince, MHA
Assistant Director, Urban Health Initiative
Emory University School of Medicine

HCC Atlanta started with Emory University School of Medicine, with medical students serving as volunteer mentors. In an effort to expose high school students to more health career options and greater mentorship, the program expanded to welcome mentors from Emory’s Physician Assistant program,  Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Rollins School of Public Health

Health Career Collaborative- Atlanta Partners

High school students present an emergency room case demonstrating anatomy 
Building a model of the spine using life saver gummies
Dr. Graham discusses cell structure with HCC high school students.
High school students present a skit about treating concussions at the finale event
Dr. Gefter discusses public health principles of behavior change with HCC Atlanta students