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The Next Generation Of Health Care Leaders

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MERIT Health Leadership Academy is recruiting the next generation of doctors, nurses, and researchers.

Executive director Jake Weinfeld tells us how internships, SAT prep, and college visits, put motivated Baltimore City high school students on the path to a career that will improve public health and reduce disparities. We hear from MERIT alumna Jessica Cooley and current participant Kanira Jones

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