Health and Science Pipeline Initiative
Link to HASPI (HEALTH AND SCIENCE PIPELINE INITIATIVE)
HASPI is a collaborative effort among entities in San Diego County and throughout California to improve students’ ultimate success in healthcare careers. The initiative supports middle and high school health career pathway programs, as well as student transitions to higher education. HASPI is a network of middle schools, high schools, community colleges, universities, industry, and community organizations that are actively preparing students for college science courses and health training programs. The course sequence includes Medical Life Science, STEM Physical Science, Medical Biology, Medical Chemistry, Medical Anatomy and Physiology (or Medical Microbiology/Biotechnology), and CTE/ROP offerings. Community college partners are engaged in student outreach and advising; and local industry partners support career exploration activities, including internship programs. HASPI provides teacher and counselor professional development, curriculum resources, and other program development/coordination assistance at no charge, in a variety of locations throughout the state.
Health-Careers Exploration Summer Institute
Link to HESI (HEALTH-CAREERS EXPLORATION SUMMER INSTITUTE)
HESI is a three week summer institute which provides high school students with the opportunity to discover whether they are interested in a healthcare career. Students will earn work experience units for college credit by participation in clinical rotations, class time and homework.