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UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with approximately 1,750 physicians and 21,000 staff at seven hospitals and more than 80 outpatient sites. UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill their patient care, research, education and community service missions.
The Health Occupations and Professions Exploration (HOPE) program is a career pathways program designed to aid under-represented students in exploring careers in healthcare. During HOPE, middle and high school students are encouraged to examine over 60 healthcare career choices through interactive activities and conclude the session by mapping their way into a career that interests them the most. There are *hundreds* of different careers in healthcare. The Career Pathways team has created a handy set of Career Posters for about 60 careers in healthcare, which can be found at https://hopemadisonwi.org/ These posters include information about what a career does, how much they make, and the sort of education you need to get into it.
About Our Exhibit
For our exhibit, we will be doing an interactive case study and students can play the Finding Your Path video game: https://acmenerdgames.com/finding_your_path/
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