2019 Healthcare Travelling Roadshow - Apply Now!

January 11, 2019

The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow is seeking healthcare students and recent graduates to help recruit the next generation of rural healthcare professionals. 

Travel with a multidisciplinary group of healthcare students and graduates to showcase career opportunities to rural high school students. Explore rural BC and engage with local community stakeholders and healthcare professionals. 

Join us for one of four exciting roadshow trips in 2019: 

  • Kootenay Roadshow (Cranbrook, Invermere, Golden) - May 5 to 11, 2019
  • Island Roadshow (Port Hardy, Port McNeill) - May 5 to 11, 2019
  • Northern Roadshow (Chetwynd, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James) - May 12 to 18, 2019
  • Yukon Roadshow (Whitehorse, Dawson City, Atlin) - May 26 to June 1, 2019

All travel, accommodation, and meal expenses are covered. Interprofessional Education Passport credits also available.

The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow was conceived as a grass roots initiative to address rural healthcare workforce shortages. The provincial initiative has grown to include four regional trips. Since its inception in 2010, the roadshow has connected with more than 8,500 high school students in 43 communities throughout BC. 

The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow is delivered in partnership with the University of Northern BC, UBC Faculty of Medicine, Northern Medical Programs Trust, Rural Education Action Plan, Interior Health, and Vancouver Island Health. 

For more info, visit the Northern Medical Program's Roadshow webpage, or contact Sonya Kruger, NMP Communications Officer at sonya.kruger@unbc.ca or 250-960-5122.