SPRINT Health Program: Students Proposing Results and Innovation through Native Traditions

Project: Research project

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Description

SPRINT Health Program: Students Proposing Results and Innovation through Native Traditions SPRINT Health Program: Students Proposing Results and Innovation through Native Traditions The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University proposes a summer program for American Indian/Alaska Native high school students interested in health professional careers. The proposed experience would expand educational pathways for forty AI-AN students in the state of Arizona, inclusive of schools on reservations. The one-week free summer program will give student participants the opportunity to: Recommend innovative solutions and practical interventions to health problems impacting AI-AN populations through culturally-relevant project-based learning Through mentorship from ASU faculty and professional staff, learn about medicine and health-related professions Meet with ASU AI-AN Indian students in health-related majors currently enrolled for guidance and to learn about their academic experiences Experience campus life by living in a residence hall, attend lectures led by faculty and engage in interactive collegiate activities Attend workshops and presentations focusing on college readiness, preparing and paying for college, personal success behaviors, and navigating on-campus resources Engage in dialogues with AI-AN healthcare professionals to discuss AI-AN cultural implications in health care careers Present innovative solutions to AI-AN tribal leaders, peers, staff and faculty at an AI-AN Health Community Forum
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date5/11/211/10/22

Funding

  • LOCAL: Indian Tribal Governmental Units: $51,506.00

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