MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release

November 3, 2015

 

Take Our Kids to Work Day at London Health Sciences Centre

(LONDON, Ontario) – On Wednesday, 260 grade nine students will get an inside look at a career in health care as they participate in Take Our Kids to Work Day at London Health Sciences Centre’s Victoria and University Hospitals.

In addition to receiving career information, special tours, and shadowing their parents, students will have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers A.J. Fordham and Kathryn Field. Fordham speaks on the subject of injury prevention as he shares his powerful story of overcoming a severe traumatic brain injury and Field shares her personal story of how a moment of distracted driving can change a family forever. Media are invited to attend this special presentation.

Take Our Kids to Work Day gives students a chance to explore future job prospects in health care, while giving LHSC staff the opportunity to showcase what they do and how it impacts the community. As an acute care teaching hospital, Take Our Kids to Work Day is an extension of our commitment to life-long learning and education.


Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Time: Presentation to start at 11:30 am
Location: London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital, 800 Commissioners Rd. East
E7 amphitheater – meet in zone E entrance
(Westminster tower)
Nearest parking is Parking Lot 7

For more information contact:

Marek Kubow
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
519-685-8500, ext. 75155
marek.kubow@lhsc.on.ca

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