Discovery Days in Health Sciences is a one-day event that gives high school students and teachers the opportunity to explore a variety of career options in medicine and the health sciences. 

Organized by The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, the day comprises a dynamic keynote lecture, hands-on workshops, and a career panel discussion. Students gain a clear picture of what it would be like to be a health professional by interacting with researchers, clinicians and educators in their real-life work setting.

Interested in participating?

The next Discovery Days in Health Sciences is scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2024. This will be an in-person event hosted at BC Children's Hospital, 950 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver, BC | Directions). 

For the updated schedule and registration details please visit the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame website.

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame and BC Children’s Hospital are committed to fostering inclusion and supporting the leadership efforts at Canadian universities to change the diversity pipeline to medicine and the health sciences. We encourage teachers to include students who self-identify as Indigenous, Black or a Person of Colour, or who come from a rural or known disadvantaged socioeconomic background, when considering who will be invited to attend this event

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Video recordings of past education events, including these lectures, are available online. These may be useful for classes, or of interest to those who are unable to attend events.