The Lewis-San Antonio Healthy Communities Institute (HCI)

The Lewis-San Antonio Healthy Communities Institute (HCI) was established in April 2016 by Randall Lewis (a local community visionary, innovator & philanthropist) in collaboration with San Antonio Regional Hospital to positively impact the health of the Inland Empire region.

HCI aims to provide solutions to the high numbers of chronic diseases and low numbers of healthcare professionals in the region.

Our programs provide adolescents with:

  • health education in schools settings
  • professional development opportunities
  • career readiness seminars
  • medical certifications

Super Science Days (4th-6th grade)

  • Engages and excites elementary school students about STEM and healthcare careers.
  • Encourages students to participate in interactive experiments and interdisciplinary STEM activities.

Young Healthcare Professionals (7-12th grade)

  • High school students explore allied healthcare careers and develop professional skills.
  • Students receive trainings and certifications such as BLS/CPR/AED and Food Handlers Safety.
  • Offers career readiness skills such as interviewing and resume writing.

Clinical Shadowing Program (Juniors in High School)

  • Provides high school students early career exploration into healthcare professions.
  • Volunteers shadow various departments in a hospital such as Telemetry, Pharmacy, OR, Laboratory, and Cardiology.
  • Offers students professional development trainings and networking opportunities.

Wellness Starts With You! A Randall Lewis Initiative (9-12th grade)

  • College/graduate school students provide health education to high school students.
  • High school students learn about nutrition, movement, sleep and mental resilience.
  • Workshops are engaging, interactive and educational.

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