Oskaloosa Middle School Begins Medical Professionals Partnership with Mahaska Health

Students smile in front of Mahaska Health Emergency Services vehicle

On Wednesday, October 26, Oskaloosa Middle School began its Medical Professionals partnership with Mahaska Health in order to promote college and career readiness and exposure to various professions in the medical field for its students. Through the next six weeks, experts representing various fields within the medical profession from Mahaska Health will travel to the middle school on Wednesdays to provide students who have expressed an interest in this field with insight and background for each respective career.

Other professionals that will travel to the middle school over the next six weeks come from backgrounds in: Radiology, Nursing, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Information Technology, and Human Resources. Oskaloosa Middle School is excited to partner with Mahaska Health to coordinate this experience for our students in order to prepare them for additional opportunities at the high school and beyond regarding their passion in this career strand.

Mahaska Health Emergency Services worker speaks with students outdoors in front of the emergency vehicle.Student smiles in the passenger seat of a Mahaska Health Emergency Services vehicleStudents standing in the back of a Mashaska Emergency Services vehicle