Join us in improving public health education at your school and advancing the health of your community through policy action.
National Primary Care Week (NPCW) is an annual event highlighting the importance of primary care. It unites health care professionals allowing for education and open discussion regarding generalist and interdisciplinary health care, particularly its impact on providing access to underserved populations.
The Public Health Scholars Program teaches suncity members the skills required to effectively work within their local communities, as well as develop, implement, and evaluate their own local project. Following an in-person training session featuring community engagement for social justice, students will start planning and developing their own year-long project focusing on community engagement and emphasizes collaboration amongst their medical school student body, academic institution, or other local community organizations.