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MEDS Academy Lead Teacher
Contact Danielle Sawyer  Danielle Sawyer (562) 591-0581 ex: 5414 Health and AVID Teacher
American Heart Association Conference
American Heart Association Conference
4 years of HealthCorps!!!

Watch our YouTube video of all the different programs brought to us by a grant through HealthCorps and the lovely Ms. Ntekume and Ms. Rwema as HealthCorps Coordinators for LB Poly HS! Thank you Ms. Ntekume...we will miss you!!!



Poly/MEDS first Health Information Technology group takes off!~
Poly/MEDS first Health Information Technology group takes off!~
MEDS works with LBUSD on Google Mapping Health and Medical Project
MEDS works with LBUSD on Google Mapping Project
POLY and MOLINA HealthCare Partners
POLY and MOLINA HealthCare Partners
Poly goes to CSULB Nursing Dept
Poly goes to CSULB Nursing Dept
MEDS/POLY hangs with the LAKERs Trainers!
MEDS/POLY hangs with the LAKERs Trainers!
Poly teams up with the new Children's Clinic
Poly teams up with the new Children's Clinic
Green Team at the LBC Green Festival
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Teen CERT honored by Mayor
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Teen Battle Chef at work...
Teen Battle Chef at work...
MEDS Medallion winners
MEDS Medallion winners
MEDS Academy News and Announcements

Seniors with a 3.0 GPA may apply to receive the MEDS medallion, see counselor for an application.

MEDS Club meets every Monday at lunch in room 514.

HOSA club meets Wednesday in Room 514.

Looking for an internship that will link you to a medical career and give real world experience? Go to www.HireLB.com or LongBeachCall.org for more details

 

 

POLY MEDICAL ACADEMY

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Poly's Medical Academy Pathway (MEDS)

Poly’s Medical Academy (MEDS) is a binary pathway who's vision, along with Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach Polytechnic High School as a site, is to prepare students for professional cutting-edge careers in physical and mental/emotional patient care and technological fields connected to the medical industry.

The MEDS mission is for students to have access to the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the medical fields today. They will develop an understanding of what it means to become an advocate for health and healthy living through rigorous academic and career ready instruction. In order to achieve this goal, the MEDS Academy will work collaboratively to encourage and create opportunities for students, both individually and as a team, to become effective communicators, collaborators and problem solvers. Most importantly, Poly MEDS students will demonstrate competency in the practical, social and ethical practices needed to participate in these competitive fields through their positive lifestyle choices that promote their own healthy family, neighborhood and community at large as well as a valuable and productive citizen of society.

MEDS students have a variety of electives to choose from, including Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Medical Clerical Occupations/Internship, AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, AP Chemistry, AP Psychology or Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Sociology, AP Statistics, Social Work and Health Advocacy in Action, Developing Future Mental and Behavioral Health Professionals Through Mentorships/Internships (former Peer Counseling class), Health and Career Explorations, Emergency Room Simulation LAB (SIMS) with Long Beach Memorial, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification and Business Computers in Medical Occupations. See your counselor for all the exciting details!

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Poly's Teen CERT team graduates!
Poly's 2nd Teen CERT team graduates!
MEDS Academy Resources
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MEDS Academy Staff
Contact Margo Adkins-Jackson  Margo Adkins-Jackson Assistant Principal
Contact Carolina Argueta-Monsalve  Carolina Argueta-Monsalve ex: 5484 Teacher
Contact Stephen Barbee  Stephen Barbee Teacher
Contact Ms. Brown  Ms. Brown (562) 591-0581 ex: 5277 Teacher
Contact Kate Bun  Kate Bun (562) 591-0581 ex: 5471 Teacher
Contact Dr. Ken Dean  Dr. Ken Dean (562) 591-0581 ex: x5469 Instructor of Human Anatomy/Physiology & Biology 1-2
Contact Stephanie Ewing-Warner  Stephanie Ewing-Warner Teacher
Contact Michael Gray  Michael Gray Teacher
Contact Mieko Harrington  Mieko Harrington Teacher
Contact Indira Jimenez  Indira Jimenez Teacher
Contact Stephen LaRusch  Stephen LaRusch (562) 591-0581 ex: 5255 Teacher
Contact Jackie Lazatin  Jackie Lazatin (562) 591-0581 ex: 5179 Medical Instructor
Contact Kwei Yuan Lee  Kwei Yuan Lee Teacher
Contact John Carlo Napalan  John Carlo Napalan Teacher
Contact Bola Oduwole  Bola Oduwole (562) 591-0581 ex: 5224 Teacher
Contact JENNIFER OROZCO  JENNIFER OROZCO Teacher
Contact Daniel Pilloff  Daniel Pilloff Teacher
Contact Chelsea Powell  Chelsea Powell Teacher
Contact Mr. Rosales  Mr. Rosales (562) 591-0581 ex: 5273 Teacher
Contact William Salas  William Salas Principal
Contact Elizabeth Sanches  Elizabeth Sanches English 5-6 Teacher
Contact Danielle Sawyer  Danielle Sawyer (562) 591-0581 ex: 5414 Health and AVID Teacher
Contact Lori Schaaf  Lori Schaaf (562) 591-0581 ex: 5216 Teacher
Contact Joylyn Souter  Joylyn Souter Teacher
Contact Chay Tachaong  Chay Tachaong Teacher
Contact John Wong  John Wong Teacher
Looking for volunteer opportunities?

Volunteer at Long Beach Memorial in the Spring! Deadline to apply is mid-December. Check out this link for more information:

https://www.memorialcare.org/ways-to-give/volunteer/long-beach-medical-center

Grand Canyon University Medical Program comes to Poly-MEDS via Sattelite

 

MEDS Academy annual Fall Honor Roll Celebration! 233 students STRONG!
MEDS Academy 1st annual Honor Roll Celebration!
Men in Nursing Conference
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Interested in helping ANIMALS ?

Thinking about getting in to the health and medical fields for animals? Join the "READ" program in the City of Long Beach where you can work with animals at the shelters and provide comfort and socialization skills to them while they wait to be adopted. Check this link for more information: http://www.longbeach.gov/acs/donate-and-volunteer/pet-literacy/

 

HOSA conference
HOSA conference
Poly's SIMS class in USA Today! CLick on pic to watch video...

 

Teen CERT graduate assisting Jake Heflin in local fire
Teen CERT graduate assisting Jake Heflin in local fire
POLY MEDS go to KETCHUM U.
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MEDS student learn how to cast!
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MEDS goes to LBCC Medical Department
MEDS goes to LBCC Medical Department
Science Careers Expo
Science Careers Expo
HOSA Regional Leadership Conference
HOSA Regional Leadership Conference
School CHOICE
School CHOICE