Academy Workshops

Western University of Health Sciences’ American Indian Health Career Ladder (AIHCL) is a pathway fostering the progress of students from the Pomona community in becoming skilled and compassionate health care practitioners in a variety of medical and health care professions. Western University of Health Sciences hopes that the program will be able to provide support, linkage, and mentorship to your child throughout their pursuit of a career in medicine.

These workshops are conducted by health care professionals and WesternU students who are studying to become health care professionals. Current participating health professions opportunities your child can explore are the following: Nursing, Physical Therapy, Medicine, Dental, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. AIHCL looks forward to expanding the opportunities every year!

Academy Dates

AIHCL will be held in person at the WesternU Campus!

Remain attentive for email updates.

September Academy

September 24, 2022

October Academy

October 22, 2022

December Academy

December 17, 2022

January Academy

January 28, 2023

February Academy

February 25, 2023

March Academy

March 25, 2023

April Awards Ceremony

April 22, 2023


American Indian Health Career Ladder

The American Indian Health Career Ladder (HCL) has entered its 10th year as a unique multi-institutional formal alliance of WesternU with Anahuacalmecac International University Preparatory of North America and Sherman Indian High School, fostering a unique program empowering students and parents to become health professionals “from our community, for our community”, as well as to promote health lifestyles in a population with epidemic levels of lifestyle-related diseases endemic to Pomona.  Read more…

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We wish to thank the following partners for supporting the growth and empowerment of our youth and community members.