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Annual national youth leadership forum to be hosted by Shriners Hospitals for Children

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) Some of the nation’s brightest students who come from top high schools all across the United States will travel to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California on Thursday, June 26 as part of the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is hosting an educational program for the students that includes presentations and a special hospital tour, which will give students an opportunity to see the inner workings of one of America’s top-rated children’s hospitals.

The National Youth Leadership Forum is the brainchild of Envision, a leading experiential education organization dedicated to enabling students of all ages to explore their interests and gain learning experiences beyond the classroom. Envision offers a comprehensive set of programs to help students develop the leadership, scholarship and career skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive college and career landscape. Since 1985, more than 800,000 young people in more than 145 countries have participated in Envision programs, including the Global Young Leaders Conference, the Junior National Young Leaders Conference, the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, the National Youth Leadership Forum and more.

Devoted to making a positive difference in the lives of children through expert pediatric care and scientific research, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is committed to helping students prepare for the future through hands-on programs and community education.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip and scars from any cause. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. For further information call (916) 453-2000 or go online to shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.