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What is the Impact of Implementation of a Sport’s Medicine Program on the Health Care Career Aspirations and Health Literacy of Middle and High School Students

Project Location/Site: University Preparatory Sports Medicine Academy
Key Outcomes:
Following participation in the UPSMA, first choice as health care profession for intended career was increased by 14%. Furthermore, only 54% of students included a professional sport as an intended career choice. Additionally, when asked to name health care career paths, students, on average, were able to name six health care career paths.