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BUFFALO, NEW YORK; June 27, 2008-Monday, June 30th, 2008, is the starting date of Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMC)'s first comprehensive self-development ECMC Summer Youth Program for area high school students entitled A Summer Youth "Pathways to Healthcare" Educational Program. 

The program, which is taking place during the summer vacation period, runs from June 30th through August 7th, providing 100 high school students with opportunities for self-development by exposing them to a variety of hospital-based health careers. 

"This program was created to stimulate interest in employment in health services and to help meet the future need for qualified personnel in this field, explained ECMC Corporate Training Director Rita Hubbard-Robinson.  "In addition to having internship experiences at ECMC, youth participants take part in seminars focused on health careers." 

A maximum of 100 students have been accepted into this program.  Half will attend sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays and the other half on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Placements cover opportunities in: Radiology; Clinical Offices; Nursing Units; Occupational/Physical Therapy; Patient Transport; Nursing In-service (training); Kitchen Catering; Cardiology (non-invasive); the Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs; the Campus Police Department; the Mailroom; Purchasing; the Medical Library; Finance; Human Resources; Plant Operations; Bio-medical Engineering; and Administration/Marketing/Public Relations. 

Participating high schools are: Alden; Amherst; Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts; Buffalo Academy of Science Charter; Buffalo Seminary; Cheektowaga Central; City Honors; Depew; Emerson; Grover; Holy Angels; Hutchinson Central Technical; Kenmore East; Lafayette; Lancaster; Leonardo da Vinci; Maryvale; McKinley Vocational; Mount Saint Mary Academy; Math, Science and Technology Preparatory School at Seneca; Nardin Academy; Newfane; Niagara Falls; North Collins; Oracle Charter; Orchard Park; Potomac; Riverside; Sacred Heart; St. Francis; St. Tabernacle School of Excellence; St. Joseph Collegiate Institute; Tapestry Charter School; and Williamsville South. 

Participating students receive a stipend for perfect weekly attendance.  They are required to work two (2) six-hour days for a total of 12 hours per week, which includes a one hour seminar, computer-based career exploration and career mentoring.  A certificate of completed hours will be awarded to participants who complete a total of 72 hours during the 6-week program.  A culmination luncheon will be offered to the participants, where certificates and awards will be presented.  A guest speaker, career seminar presenters, ECMC senior staff, and Board members will participate in the luncheon to encourage youth to pursue hospital-based health careers. 

The criteria established and adhered to in the student selection process included: an 80% overall GPA; letters of recommendation from a counselor and either a math or science teacher; 14 years of age or higher; attendance of 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the Fall of 2008; working papers; consent form signed by a parent/guardian; an up-to-date immunization record; photo ID; Social Security Card/number; and completion of an interview. 

The ECMC Corporation includes an advanced academic medical center (ECMC) with 550 inpatient beds and 136 skilled-nursing-home beds, on- and off-campus health centers, over 40 outpatient specialty care clinics and the Erie County Home, a skilled nursing facility.  ECMC is the regional center for trauma, burn care, rehabilitation and is a major teaching facility for the State University of New York at Buffalo.  Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the University.  More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and customer service provided as a result of its Culture of Care.

NEWS CONTACT: Joe Cirillo at 716-898-4300 or jcirillo@ecmc.edu

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