Health Professions High School students participated in High School Outreach Day on February 17, an event hosted by the Student National Medical Association in honor of Black History Month. The teens listened to a lecture at UC Davis on the contributions of African-American women to health care. In a workshop, students reviewed the medical case history of President Barack Obama.
Uniform: Medical scrubs (tops and bottoms; no red or blue)
Sports: Indoor soccer, club basketball, Cheer Team, Dance Team. Students can also play sports for West Campus, if desired.
Signature field trips: Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference, MESA college tours, monthly hospital and health care industry site visits, Six Flags Health Day
Special programs: Health Professions is a certified Linked Learning pathway.
Clubs: HOSA, MESA, Cheer, Dance, ASB, Latino Club, Class Clubs, Gaming Club, Garden Club, BSU, Men’s Leadership, Safe School Ambassadors
After-school: Enrichment and academic programs from 3:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Since opening in 2005, the Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions High School has had a successful track record of recruiting and preparing high school students for careers in health care. Our school is on a mission “to provide students with an outstanding education, rich with relevant academic, application and leadership experiences –using health care as a theme.”