New Vision Medical Careers


Enrollment Application 2019-2020:

The New Vision Medical Careers program offers high school seniors the opportunity to explore careers in the healthcare field through a partnership with Rochester General Hospital or St. Ann's Community. The New Vision curriculum is designed to provide hands-on experience with medical careers that require an education beyond high school.

To be considered for enrollment in New Vision Medical Careers, a student shall:

  • Exhibit a high level of maturity and responsibility.
  • Be in good academic standing with strong math and science skills.
  • Have a strong desire to work in the health care field.
  • Have a strong high school attendance rate in excess of 90%.
  • Plan to pursue a post-secondary education.
  • Have the desire and ability to function in a variety of medical situations.
  • Respect the confidentiality necessary in a health care setting.
  • Be entering his/her senior year in September 2019 and be on track for graduation in June 2020.

Students interested in the New Vision Medical Careers program have the opportunity to explore careers at Rochester General Hospital or St. Ann's Community while participating in an integrated academic program.

Directions for completing the online application:

  1. Please complete and submit the Parent Permission/Release form. You will have an opportunity to upload the form later in the process. The form is available here: Parent Permission & Release form.

  2. During the online application process, you will be required to provide the names and email addresses of two people to serve as your references. Please limit your references to teachers, coaches or administrators who know you well. It is important that you provide accurate information. An email including complete instructions will automatically be sent to the email addresses you provide upon the successful submission of your application. Your references will submit the completed recommendation forms electronically, and they will become part of your application.

  3. You must submit two essays. The essays will be evaluated on clarity of expression, adherence to the conventions of grammar, creativity, and your ability to follow directions. Each essay should be 1 to 2 pages in length, double spaced and saved as a PDF or as a Microsoft Word document. You will have the opportunity to upload them later. Instructions for each essay follow. You can download and print the directions here: essay instructions

  4. Essay one. Write in response to one of the following choices.
    1. Select a creative work - a novel, a film, a poem, a musical piece, a painting or other work of art, that has influenced the way you view the world and the way you view yourself. Discuss the work and its effect on you.
    2. Share with the committee something that most people do not know about you.

    Essay two. Write in response to one of the following choices.
    1. If you had the chance to have a 30 minute conversation with any person in human history (either living or deceased), who would be the person you choose? Why? What topics would you discuss with this person?
    2. Detail for us a risk you have taken, why you feel it was a risk and how it made you a better person.
    3. Describe an ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.

  5. Once you have completed steps 1, 2 and 3, return to this page and click next. When you successfully provide the information required, you will see the following message: "Record added successfully. Files uploaded successfully. Your application is complete. If you're on a public computer, you should close this web browser to protect your information." Please be aware that in addition to the information you provide, your counselor will be providing a copy of your transcript, your attendance record, a completed counselor recommendation form, and a copy of your IEP / 504 plan if you have one.

  6. This application has been tested with the Google Chrome web browser and Mozilla Firefox web browser. For best results, please use one of these two browsers.
  7. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE DUE ON MARCH 01, 2019