Preparing Students in the Franciscan Tradition for Careers in Science and Healthcare
To apply to MedTrack, log in to your MyPad account and follow the MedTrack-specific steps in your checklist by January 15. See the How to Apply page for more details.
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:
- 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
To be considered for MedTrack, see the How to Apply Page for step-by-step instructions.
If you have questions about the MedTrack program, please contact:
Mrs. Laurie Keco Grabowski ’89
Director of MedTrack