HCC Chicago was initiated in 2015 as a partnership between Loyola School of Medicine and J. Sterling Morton West High School. The faculty sponsor of the program at the medical school is Dr. Kevin Boblick, Department of Medicine, Loyola School of Medicine.
Kevin Boblick, MD
HCC Faculty Sponsor
Instructor, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics,
Department of Medicine
Loyola School of Medicine
At Morton West High School, HCC is led by Assistant Principal, Ms. Amanda Torres, and Ms. Araceli Torres-Proa, a parent Liaison, who helps coordinate HCC.
In 2015, medical students Lindsay Gil and Max Drescher were recipients of the Health Career Collaborative Program Initiation Grant sponsored by Aetna’s Division of Racial and Ethnic Equality.
For the 2021-2022 school year, the HCC medical student co-directors are Mai Nguyen and Adam Cardone who together with 14 medical student mentors, serve 60 sophomore and junior high school students.
HCC Chicago In Action
Health science education and career exploration for high school students