About MedTrack

MedTrack Grads Achieving Success

Read the stories from just a sample of our recent MedTrack graduates and their early acceptance into professional programs and schools

MedTrack Award

February 2013, MedTrack was honored for Innovations in Catholic Education – one of only 12 schools nationwide.

Externship Details

The summer externship is one of the best parts of the MedTrack program.

Family Medicine Education Consortium Regional Meeting 2014

Amanda Jancewicz '15 and Courtlyn Zagore '15 present their proposed senior project at a medical conference in Washington, DC.

Preparing Students in the Franciscan Tradition for Careers in Science and Medicine

Applications are available for the Class of 2022.
Apply using the online application by January 16, 2018.

MedTrack is an award-winning, four-year advanced science track focused on helping students explore and prepare for careers in healthcare. The comprehensive program combines advanced coursework, enrichment opportunities, and practical experiences, while integrating the distinctive Franciscan approach to healthcare which only Padua Franciscan can provide.

Northeast Ohio’s healthcare sector is growing rapidly as the region becomes a national hub for healthcare systems and biomedical companies. Now you have an edge in becoming part of this burgeoning industry.

Colleges recognize that students who have completed this nationally-heralded program are bright, driven and dedicated to serving in the healthcare field. In fact, MedTrack seniors earn millions each year in non-need-based scholarship funding.

You Will Benefit By:

Building a Solid Foundation
MedTrack helps prepare you for the academic rigors of healthcare careers 

Strengthening Your Faith
MedTrack helps you explore a Franciscan model of healthcare through full-day reflections

 Setting Career Goals
Healthcare professionals offer you insights into available options within the profession

Getting Hands-on Experience
You have the chance to apply your learning through field trips and a healthcare externship

Only MedTrack Has:Medtrack Students

  • National award-winning curriculum
  • Exciting summer externship at leading Cleveland hospitals
  • Four-year MedTrack reflection sequence
  • Comprehensive, integrated program with dedicated staff members
  • UNMATCHED overall experience – since 2008!

If You Want To Join

Apply to MedTrack using this application by January 16, 2018, so that your teachers can complete your recommendations by mid-January.  See the How to Apply Page for step-by-step instructions.

Be accepted at Padua and placed in Honors Science and Math.  Note that you will first receive notification about your Padua acceptance in mid-February.  The MedTrack decisions will follow shortly thereafter.


DSC_1955If you have questions about the MedTrack program, please contact:

Mrs. Laurie Keco Grabowski ’89
Director of MedTrack
440-845-2444 x171