Grand View Students Participate in Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars Program

July 20, 2022

Four Grand View students participated in the Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars Program (Health PASS). This program is through Des Moines University and was held June 11 - July , 2022. 

Standing from left to right: Alyssa Perez (Bradley University), Carmen Almendarez (Grand View University), Isabella Gonzalez (Grand View University), Ashelyn Green (a DMU D.O. student who served as the group’s resident assistant), McKenna Snyder (Olivet Nazarene University) and Alexis Buckner(University of Michigan-Ann Arbor).

Sitting from left to right: Sumitra Basnet (Grand View University), Sahori Jaimes (Grand View University), Sita Budathoki (Drake University) and Rean Ridout (Iowa State University).

Des Moines University’s Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars Program – Health P.A.S.S. – is a great way to prepare for and enhance chances of getting into medical or health professions school. Health P.A.S.S. provides students with key insights and hands-on experience in a variety of health professions.

Students learn from lectures and presentations in four clinical areas: osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy and physician assistant studies.