High school students get early exposure to medicine

LEARNING ON LOCATION—Dr. Kyle Himsl explains a procedure to Oaks Christian graduate Christian Nielson. Christian shadowed the surgeon on July 27 at Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital as part of the Gene Black Summer Medical Program.
Blake Barr tried to prepare himself for a series of operations he’d be observing in the morning. The 17-year-old was dreading the trip to Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital.
“I was so scared about (watching). I thought, am I going to throw up or faint goi...

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