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Format: 04/17/2014
Format: 04/17/2014


Northside Chronicle: Perry students observe open heart surgery at AGH

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Ellen Wright, who teaches the biotech class at Perry High School, started bringing her students in to view open heart surgery last year. To prepare, she taught them about the different parts and functions of the heart.

The program, started in May 2008, has brought in more than 1,000 students to watch open heart surgeries. One of its benefits is giving students a chance to see medical careers up close and make an informed decision about whether it’s something they want to pursue.

To read more, visit the Northside Chronicle website.


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