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Health Science and Medicine

Academy Overview

Vision
The vision for the South Gate High School Academy of Health Science & Medicine is:
To produce young men and women who will be well-educated, responsible and conscientious health advocates for their community and go on to ensure a healthy and vibrant future for all.

Mission
The mission of the South Gate High School Academy ofHealth Science & Medicine is:
To prepare students for college programs that lead to careers in the health services and/or the medical field. As a measure of their preparedness, every graduate of the Academy of Health Science & Medicine will be:


  • adept at working in cooperative groups
  • creative and critical thinkers
  • effective communicators
  • life-long learners
  • literate in all the major academic disciplines
  • professional in conduct
  • socially responsible

 

The Health Science and Medicine Academy is designed for students who are interested in careers involved in providing medical care, emergency service, research, pharmaceuticals and other health services. This academy will offer you learning opportunities to study the history of health care and medicine as well hands-on labs.
 
Is the Health, Science and Medicine Academy right for you?
Do you care deeply about the well-being of other people?
Do you like to figure out solutions to problems?
Are you interested in how the human body functions?
Are you intrigued by the ways medicine can be used to improve life?
Do you enjoy working with your hands?
 
Possible Career Pathways
Nutritionist Pathologist
Pharmacist Physical
Therapist Psychologist
Researcher
Veterinarian
X-ray Technician
Chiropractor
Dentist
Doctor
Nurse
EMT
Forensic Scientist
Lab Technician
Medical Assistant
 
Current Academy Electives
Drawing
Physiology
Molecular
Biology
Food Science
Philosophy
Physiology
Psychology
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Diploma Project Adviser
AZEROUAL, LERON
Teacher
Bergman, Joel
Teacher - English
Corona, Celina
College Counselor
DREEBIN, SARAH
Teacher
Esturo, Cristina
Attendance Coordinator
Fowler, Harold
Teacher - Physical Education
Gallardo, Daniel
Counselor - Health Science and Medicine Academy
Higgins, Pamela
Teacher - Biology
Hutchinson, Matthew
Teacher
Lagarde, Charlie
Teacher - Biology
Lewis, John
Teacher - English
Llamas, Gerardo
Principal
Mendoza, Marvin
Teacher - Health
Mora, Adriana
Teacher - Mathematics
Quashie, Edward
Teacher
Rivera, Jaqueline
Teacher - Mathematics
Solorio, Juana
Teacher - English
Touceda, Michelle
Teacher - English
Tovar, Imelda
Teacher - Spanish