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Twenty-four Rockland County Students Complete Second Year of Young Physicians Program at Crystal Run Healthcare


Today, Crystal Run Healthcare announced that twenty-four (24) local students successfully completed the practice’s second year of the Young Physicians Program in West Nyack.  The program, founded and led by Dr. Robert S. Walker in 2017, provides high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a career in the medical field with the opportunity to attend lectures and engage in interactive demonstrations in a variety of medical specialties and settings with Crystal Run providers and staff.

Twenty-four high school juniors and seniors were accepted into the program from area high schools including, Clarkstown North, Clarkstown South, Nanuet, Albertus Magnus, Pearl River, North Rockland, Nyack, and Tappan Zee. Students participated in eight sessions, including the following:

“At Crystal Run Healthcare, we are committed to taking an active role in teaching and training the future providers and leaders of healthcare from within the communities we serve. That commitment led to the creation of the Young Physicians Program in 2017. The program provides an opportunity for high school students interested in becoming physicians and health care providers exposure to our exceptional doctors and leaders in a variety of medical specialties. We’d like to congratulate the 2018 students that successfully completed the program.” said Dr. Robert S. Walker, Young Physicians Program founder and Crystal Run Healthcare Gastroenterologist.