Della Keats Summer Program Accepting Applications

Are you a high school junior or senior, or a high school aged student completing your GED, from the Bristol Bay area interested in participating in a unique college immersion experience this summer? The WWAMI Della Keats Program at UAA is now officially accepting applications. This program will inspire you to consider a career in health care and is specifically aimed at reaching high school aged students who are Alaska Native and students who live in rural or off-road communities in Alaska. This program is fully funded, including travel, food, and accommodations. Already earned your high school diploma or GED? The program is also recruiting Youth Peer Mentors to work with Della Keats Program students. Whether you are an interested student or mentor, we encourage you to look into this opportunity today! The application deadline is May 1st. Contact the program at: uaa_dellakeats@alaska.edu. For more information, visit: uaa.alaska.edu/dellakeats.

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation manages Kanakanak Hospital, a critical access facility, which is Joint Commission accredited, receives Health and Human Services funding, and is covered through the Federal Tort Claim Act with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including liability for medical malpractice claims, for its officers, board members, employees, and certain health profession contractors and health profession volunteers. Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation is recognized by the US Government and State of Alaska as a tribal organization under PL 93-638.