What was the highlight of your summer? For 46 high school students from San Diego County, “seeing and touching a human brain” is their answer. For the last four years, the FACES San Diego program, under Rady Children’s Center for Healthier Communities, has led the Summer Medical Academy (SMA). This unique and exciting two-week program, adopted… [Read More]
FACES for the Future San Diego is one of the largest FACES programs, having served almost 500 students since 2009. Read their summer newsletter to find out what they’ve been up to this summer! Click the photo below. Read more about FACES San Diego program.
Alexandria Forte is the Program Coordinator for the FACES for the Future program in Colorado at the Denver Health and Hospital Authority. Alexandria grew up in Denver. She received her Bachelors of Psychology from Villanova University in Pennsylvania in 2011. After completing this degree, she returned to Colorado and worked in Medical Education at Children’s… [Read More]
Every summer, the FACES Coalition recruits and hires highly motivated college students to serve as our FSMA Student Advisors. Student Advisors assist FSMA staff with the planning, coordination and implementation of the FSMA program activities, including the teaching and facilitation of program workshops. Moreover, Student Advisors serve as mentors to the high school student participants…. [Read More]
“I was born and raised in Seattle, WA but came to California in 2003 to attend Chapman University. I majored in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Work. After college, I started work at Braille Institute in Anaheim running the after school program for blind and visually impaired children. After moving around Orange County and… [Read More]