MHC Kids

MHC is dedicated to creating a strong healthcare workforce. Our K-12 pathways programming introduces students to careers in health care, supports aspirational thinking, and provides students with opportunities to explore a number of healthcare professions. We aim to create a culture of health by advocating health literacy and promoting overall wellness through school-based events that encourage the pursuit of higher education.
The path toward a career in health care often begins with a single spark…

Mini-Medical School: Mini-Medical School is a K-5 program that educates children on health, teaches children about the doctor’s office and medical instruments, and fosters positive role models through engagement with volunteer healthcare professionals. Learn more here.

Fit for Success: Fit for Success promotes health literacy, health and wellness, and inspires aspirational thinking for kids ages 10 and up. Learn more here.

Michigan HOSA: HOSA aims to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of middle school, high school, and post-secondary students interested in healthcare professions.  Learn more at

Health Opportunities for Today and Tomorrow (HOTT): HOTT is an online career-planning resource with information on health care professions including educational requirements and earning potential. Learn more at

Mini Medical School

A volunteer looks over X-rays with an elementary school student at a Mini-Medical School event.

Michigan HOSA

High school students take part in a MEDtalk event.

Michigan HOSA

High school students learn about Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine during a visit to Michigan State University.

Mini Medical School

An MHC team member teaches kids about nutrition at a Mini-Medical School event.

Mini-Medical School

Kids use an otoscope during a Mini-Medical School event.

Fit for Success

Fit for Success magazine sits at a table during a Mini-Medical School.