Eligibility requirements

Greater Richmond area students in 10th, 11th and 12th grade.


Program description

High School Heart Day is a one-day program offered to high school students in the greater Richmond area and surrounding counties who have an interest in health care. During the seminar, students will:

• Learn about different health careers from doctors, nurses and other staff

• Follow a patient experience through a case study

• Explore the VCU Medical Center, an academic medical center and comprehensive Level I trauma center, verified in adult, pediatric and burn trauma care


Information will be provided on various roles of patient care, working environments and educational training

options needed to become a future health care professionals.



Saturday, December 14, 2019. 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING SEMESTER)



VCU Health Campus. 


Contact information

The Pipeline Team (804) 827-0982 or pipelineapp@vcu.edu.


High School Heart Day is made possible with a partnership with the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center.