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Internships and Student Placement

Family Health Care, Ferris State Pharmacy, Ferris State Dental Hygiene, UMich Dentistry

Health Centers

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Dental School Students; Dental Hygienists; Pharmacists; Dentists, General

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issue Addressed

Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession


Family Health Care, a community health center, partners with Ferris State Pharmacy, Ferris State Dental Hygiene and University of Michigan Dentistry to provide unpaid clinical and nonclinical rotations and assignments. With these partnerships, Family Health Care hopes to teach students about community health services, help them appreciate the diverse cultures of patients that are served, and recruit these students to become long-term employees after they graduate. Family Health Care has six locations in Northwest Michigan (Lake, Newaygo, Mecosta, Missaukee and Wexford counties).

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