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Memorial Medical Center Announces Summer Sessions for Hands-On Healthcare Program


Memorial Medical Center announced summer sessions for a program designed to help students and community members learn more about healthcare careers.

The free program, Hands-On Healthcare, launched in September 2017 and is offered in partnership with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Hands-On HealthCare meets at least monthly. The program is for high school and college students as well as adult community members.

Sessions for the summer are medical education, May 3; physical therapy, June 7; medical imaging, July 12; pharmacy, July 23; medical education, Aug. 9; and nursing, Aug. 20.

All sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., except for the July 23 pharmacy class, which will be 2 to 4 p.m. Except for two sessions, all sessions will be held in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St.

The May 3 medical education session will be held at SIU School of Medicine, 801 N. Rutledge; the June 7 physical therapy session will be held at Memorial Physician Services, 3132 Old Jacksonville Road.

Each session has a limit of 40 participants. Online registration opens 30 days prior to each session.

Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation email will include documents that require a parent's or guardian's signature if the participant is 18 years old or younger.

To register or for more information, visit