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Investing in Tomorrow's Healthcare Leaders Today

Tomorrow's Healthcare Elite is a program developed by University of Missouri Health Care to identify, cultivate and motivate future diverse health care leaders. This informative and thought-provoking program introduces high school students to health care professions and exposes them to its challenges and opportunities. This program requires full participation as outlined in the application.


The mission of this program is to close the achievement gap disparities in the health care industry by promoting, encourage and educating students on the many health care opportunities and programs, while gaining valuable hands-on experience and knowledge of leading health care careers.

The Selection Process

Each potential participant must submit a completed application to be considered for the program. 

Each qualified application is then reviewed by a Selection Committee. The committee reserves the right to accept or reject any applicant. Selection for Tomorrow's Healthcare Elite is based on the following individual criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to assume greater leadership responsibility
  • A clear willingness to make a commitment to the demands of the program which consists of attendance for a minimum of 8 group sessions
  • Proof of the full support of a parent /guardian
  • Teacher Reference

T.H.E. Program Details

The program begins October 1, 2013. Each session is from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participants will be notified of finalized dates and locations prior to the start of the program.

How to Apply

Submit application, parent/guardian agreement form and teacher reference to:

University Hospital - Human Resources
One Hospital Drive, 1W-46
Columbia, MO 65212

Important Dates

  • September 13, 2013 - Applications Due
  • September 16-20, 2013 - Selected applicants participate in interviews
  • September 27, 2013 - Applicants notified of their acceptance
  • October 1, 2013 - Program begins

Tomorrow's Health Care Elite


For more information about applying for Tomorrow's Healthcare Elite, contact a member of Tomorrow's Healthcare Elite 2013-2013 Steering Committee:

Kym Pieper

JT Garrett

Allison Bornhauser