The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Dean of Campus Students for Medical Sciences (RCM) conducted the traditional summer symposium, this time in virtual format, instructing 160 undergraduate and higher-level students interested in health training.
The seminar was attended by advisors from academic programs, academic advisors, and faculty, as well as campus students and alumni.
“It is very important to us that students are orientated and have first-hand knowledge of the diversity of careers we offer at RCM. We have over 60 academic programmes. We want them to see what health career options they can make,” explained Wilfredo Morales, Director of Promotions and Employment at RCM. On UPR’s only campus that specializes in the health field.
As part of the seminar, students had experience learning about the six RCM schools and the five departments of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Medicine.
Participants were also guided in topics such as health professions, the importance of community commitment and areas of studies in which they could develop as health professionals, and in non-traditional fields, such as medical technologists, eye technicians, and health educators. and industrial hygienists, audiologists and veterinary technicians.