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Shadow-a-Health-Professional Day and Featured Speakers

Presented by the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the Medical Center

Date:        Monday, January 21, 2013

LocationU.Va. Health System, Various Locations

Shadow-a-Health-Professional Day

The health center shadowing event is an opportunity for area high school students and undergraduates to explore careers in health care, with an emphasis on the impact of diversity and inclusiveness on health care practice and research.

U.Va. undergraduates have the opportunity to shadow physicians in the clinic, while high school students are exposed to career and academic options in health care practice and research.  Interested students should contact Judy Pointer at



Student Panel Discussion, 12:30 - 1:30 PM, McLeod Hall Auditorium


MLK Day Speakers, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, McLeod Hall Auditorium, Reception to follow

Dr. Brenda Armstrong (Associate Dean, Medical Education and Director of Admissions, Duke University School of Medicine) and Cathy Campbell (Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Virginia School of Nursing) will reflect upon diversity as a marker of institutional excellence.