Healthcare Careers: Another Way to Serve

When choosing to join America’s military, men and women make a purposeful choice to place themselves at risk for a high calling: service to their countrymen. It seems a logical fit, then, that many former servicemen and women seek careers in industries that also have this key element of service when they move on from military life. Healthcare, in its many forms, is an appealing path for current and former military members. Anna Zendell, Senior Faculty Program Director of the School of Health Sciences at Excelsior College, explains the connection, noting, “our military are often first responders in emergency situations at home or while deployed. They often have seen a lot and are actively seeking to make a difference.”

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