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Youth Health Career Awareness Program

The Youth Health Career Awareness Program (YHCAP) promotes health career awareness to the youth of northeastern Ontario. Our goal is to work with students, parents, teachers and the community. The YHCAP targets students in grades 7 through 12.

Our Mission

The mission statement of the Youth Health Career Awareness Program is to promote health care careers to youth in northeastern Ontario.


  • To increase awareness of health careers
  • To increase the number of students pursuing health careers
  • To encourage students to return to the North
  • To reduce the shortage of health care professionals in the North


  • 2007 Équipe de bateaux-dragons de jeunes AWESOME NOSM Youth Dragon Boat Team
  • 2006 NOMEC YEAH (Youth Excited About Health) Dragon Boat Team

Contact Information

Danielle Barbeau-Rodrigue
Director, Francophone Affairs and Interprofessional Education
Tel: (705) 662-7291
Fax: (705) 662-7273
E-mail: danielle.barbeau-rodrigue@nosm.ca 


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