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OIC Helps Shape Future Doctors

OIC maintains an active presence in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) advisory committee. Students who go on to choose healthcare professions, whether as doctors, nurses, researchers, or technicians, will continue OIC’s proud tradition of making a difference in the world. The high school gives students opportunities including:

  • Participating in a curriculum designed in part by OIC physicians and scientists
  • Additional exposure to careers in healthcare and research by attending after-school programs and volunteer opportunities at OIC
  • Access to summer internships
OIC Summer Runestad with intern and Dr. Josh Goldman in front of OIC Center for Sports Medicine sign
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Achievements of the Magnet High School

  •  A California Distinguished School 2021
  • Magnet Schools of America National Award of Merit of Distinction in 2020 & 2018
  • Magnet Schools of America National Award of Merit of Excellence in 2019
  • U.S. News & World Report Best High School Silver Medal in 2014-2021
  • 2021 Gates Millennium Scholar Recipient
  • California Department of Education Title I Academic Achievement Award

OIC and Ortho High Partnerships

OIC is very proud to grow and strengthen our partnerships with the students of Ortho High in recent years. Here’s a few highlights:

  • Since 2006 OIC has awarded more than $800,000 to nearly 500 Ortho High students, OIC patients and former alumni.
  • To date over 140 Ortho High students have received six weeks paid internships at OIC in departments ranging from Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care and the OIC Foundation.
  • Since 2004, 800+ Ortho-High Students have volunteered at OIC. Their tasks have ranged from office tasks to assisting at community events and clinics.
  • Every December, a group of volunteers join our staff at Valley Orthopedic Clinic in Calexico to distribute toys to underprivileged patients and observe our physicians’ clinics.
Group Photo- Intern Presentations
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About the Magnet High School

OIC & Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School provide a unique opportunity

The goal of Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School is to produce well-educated and responsible young adults ready for the responsibilities of further education, careers, and citizenship. The school provides students from the inner city and surrounding areas of Los Angeles with a greater exposure to healthcare and research related career paths.

Contact Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School

Phone: (213) 765-2088

300 West 23rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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