High School Alliance of Future Physicians Hosts Training Event for High Schoolers, Led by Medical Students & the U.S. Army

Simi Valley, California – The High School Alliance of Future Physicians (HSAFP) is excited to announce a special event for aspiring doctors to be held at the Royal High School in Simi Valley, California, on Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. This event, sponsored by MedSchoolCoach, will feature two dynamic sessions designed to empower high school students with insights and practical skills as they consider a career in medicine.

Session 1: Becoming a Doctor - Real Stories from Medical Students

Join us for an inspiring session with Kasha Chen, a fourth-year medical student at the California University of Science and Medicine. Kasha will share her journey through medical school, discuss essential preparations for aspiring medics, and answer your questions in an interactive Q&A session. Key topics will include:

  • From High School to Pre-Med: Learn about the necessary steps and preparation needed
    during undergraduate studies to apply to medical school.
  • Building a Strong Foundation: Discover key courses and extracurriculars critical for
    standing out as a pre-med student.
  • The Balancing Act: Gain insights into managing academics, volunteer work, and personal
    time to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Session 2: Get Hands-On with the U.S. Army’s Stop the Bleed

In partnership with the U.S. Army, participants will engage in a practical tourniquet course to learn critical emergency techniques. This hands-on training will cover:

  • Pressure Application: Techniques for using hands to control bleeding.
  • Wound Packing: Effective methods to stabilize a victim by stopping blood flow.
  • Tourniquet Use: Proper and safe usage of tourniquets in emergencies.

Event details:

  • Location: Royal High School, Simi Valley, California
  • Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Registration: Open now at hsafp.org/events


The High School Alliance of Future Physicians, with the support of MedSchoolCoach, is dedicated to guiding high school students toward a successful medical career through events, virtual shadowing, comprehensive guidebooks, and free webinars. For more info, visit hsafp.org.

Media contact:

Hari Ganesh - High School Student at Dublin High School
Founder High School Alliance of Future Physicians
hari@hsafp.org or (925) 819-4215

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