Services

Altitude provides a variety of services high school students, volunteers and educators.

 

Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring is a mentorship program and service-learning experience. The mentoring facet of the program matches medical students with first-year undergraduate students. The service learning aspect of the program provides the all participants with a rich experiential education focused around competencies important for mentorship as well as future healthcare career.

Certain aspects of the program are portable and can be delivered in areas or communities beyond Altitudes core sites.

Mentees

Recruited in their final year of high school, mentees begin the program during the summer by taking part in BaseCamp. Once they begin first year mentees engage in One-on-One, Team ...


 

Volunteers

Within Altitude there are many roles for volunteers.  Students may volunteers as Mentors and Outreach Officers. Physicians can volunteer as facilitators/mentors for our Training program. Mentors Medical students can serve as a ...


Educators

Educators are important partners in Altitude. Together we identify students who would benefit from the program. We also provide experiences in high schools to inspire and to promote careers in ...


 

One-On-One Mentorship

Recruited in their final year of high school, mentees begin the program during the summer by taking part in BaseCamp. Once they begin first year mentees engage in One-on-One, Team ...


Virtual Mentorship

Virtual Mentorship Altitude VM is an expansion of the current mentorship program; it is a virtual program that pairs first-year undergraduate students from underrepresented populations at ANY Ontario university with a ...


 

Altitude@

Altitude@ is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students who are at universities not directly affiliated with a medical school. The one-on-one mentorship program between undergraduate students and medical students is now ...