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Medical Pathfinder Student Program Orientation October 28th , 2019

October 28 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Rochester Regional Health

Medical Pathfinder Student Program

High school and college students during the school year an opportunity to

  • Get a feel for what it is like to be in a hospital setting
  • Observe medical professionals and their interactions with patients
  • Gain experience in the medical field
  • Interact with patients and learn about their needs
  • Give back and make a difference

Students are eligible for this program if able to…

  • Volunteer at least one, 3-4 hour shift per week (based on the student’s schedule and available volunteer positions)
  • Attend every week (with the exception of illness, a school commitment or similar)
  • Participate in the entire program — from start to finish.

Key Program Dates (Fall / Winter 2019)

Applications Monday, July 1 – Friday, September 20, 2019
  Group Interviews Week of September 23, 2019
  Program Acceptance or Wait-List Decisions By 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  Orientation & Training To be eligible for the program, students must be able to attend one of the following 3.5 hour orientation and training sessions:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 5:00pm – 8:30pm or Monday, October 28, 2019 from 5:00pm – 8:30pm.
  Program Start  Sunday, November 3, 2019
  Program End Saturday, February 15, 2020


Next Steps

Action Taken

Additional Information

1. Complete Medical Pathfinder Application      Open Monday, July 1 – Friday, September 20, 2019
2. Confirmation email     You’ll receive an email confirmation from the Volunteer Office with next-step instructions.
3. Preference/Availability Questionnaire     We value student input for their volunteering preferences. In the Confirmation email you receive, you’ll be given a link to complete the Preference/ Availability Questionnaire.
4. Sign Up for Group Interviews     Students must register for the date of their choice. A sign-up link will be sent along with your Confirmation email.
5. Complete Online (Part 1) Orientation
  1. Review the Self Study Orientation presentation.
  2. Print/complete Part 1 Self-Study Post-Test.
  3. Print/complete the Self-Study Topic Checklist.
  4. Print/sign the Confidentiality Agreement.
  5. Print/complete the Reference Check, Essay, References & GPA Forms.
  6. Bring the completed forms with you to your Group Interview session.


6. Attend Group Interview     Sign-up link sent in Confirmation email.
7. Placement or wait-list email
sent by Volunteer Office
    By Wednesday,  October 2, 2019, you will be notified by email if you have received a placement or wait-listed for the program.
8. Register for one In-Class (Part 2) Orientation     Registration Link will be received at Group interview
9. Health Screening      Paperwork will be given at Group Interview.
10. Program Starts week of November 4, 2018      Students will start on their assigned day of the week during the week of November 3, 2019.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Medical Pathfinder Program, please contact the Volunteer Resources Team at douglas.dellapietra@rochesterregional.org or laurie.session@rochesterregional.org


October 28
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Medical Pathfinder Student Program Orientation October 28th , 2019$0.00