In an effort to inspire, enrich and engage underrepresented students to pursue careers in the allied health sciences, Connect2Mentors invites high school students — from all grades — to attend a one-day experience with professional student mentors, helping to pave a path toward their future career. Participants have the opportunity to:

  • Speed network with health professions students.
  • Attend a one-hour workshop on writing a personal statement for college admissions.
  • 2024 Flyers – English (PDF) and Español (PDF).

Next Session Spring 2025

For questions, please email or call the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, 602-827-2575.

The Irene H. Bailey Cardiology Academy

Cardiology Academy 2023

The goal of the Irene H. Bailey Cardiology Academy (IBCA) is to provide underrepresented/lower socioeconomic status high school students who have an interest in science with the opportunity to:

  • Learn and apply science concepts and inquiry skills by doing hands-on laboratory and clinical activities.
  • Explore the variety of academic programs and career choices in the fields of science and medicine.
  • Develop mentoring relationships with graduate and medical school students, scientists, clinicians and other health care professional.

Tuesday, June 25 through Thursday, June 27, 2024

Registration Closes on June 5, 2024. Register NOW.

You can contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, 602-827-2575 with any questions.


Mobile Medical Program and Career Day

Mobile Medical Program

The Mobile Medical Program provides elementary and middle school students who have an interest in science to: 

  • Learn about becoming a doctor and explore other health professions. 
  • Practice hands-on skills such as surgical knot-tying, CPR and checking vitals with current medical students.*
  • En español (PDF).

The program is open to all schools while targeting Title I elementary and middle schools. To inquire about your school hosting a Mobile Medical Program session, complete this form.

Our office also facilitates medical students and faculty participating in elementary and middle school career days.  Complete this form and a staff member will contact you.

For questions, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, 602-827-2575.

*These fun, hands-on activities will explore basic concepts and are not intended for certification, training or medical clinic.