Investing in Virginia’s Future Healthcare Employees

Role of Collaborators

The Claude Moore Scholars Program catalyzes community partnerships between Virginia public school systems K-12, post-secondary academic institutions, and healthcare employers, to help build a stronger healthcare workforce.

Core Functions

Programmatic development
Advisory Council management

Community needs assessments
Growth and expansion

Public School Systems K-12


Implement an approved health science(s) course pathway

Curriculum design and enrichment

Marketing and program recruitment

Identify and involve community partners

Offer dual enrollment college credit

Opportunity to achieve industry-recognized credentials and licenses

Student follow-up and career pathway data

Post Secondary Academic Institutions


Health sciences curriculum & professional certification preparation

Instruction and student counseling

Academic & career mentoring

Field placements

Data monitoring/collecting/evaluation

Enrichment activities

Community needs assessments

Community collaborations


Healthcare Employers


Field placement

Workforce pipeline

Community partnership

Career development & training



Student Spotlights

Lexi Mutli

Claude Moore Scholar

As of the spring 2019 semester, Lexi is preparing for a healthcare career at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, graduating in May. Her major is Radiation Sciences, with a concentration in Radiography and a sub-specialization in Computerized Tomography (CT) scanning. During her Junior and Senior years in high school, Lexi became a Claude Moore Scholar in the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation’s Healthcare Education Program. Through the Program, she took classes in Introduction to Medical Sciences and Introduction to Radiology, and benefitted from real world clinical experience with professional radiology technicians and nurse specialists. She also gained valuable insights into resume building and job interviewing skills. Lexi is immensely grateful for the opportunities she enjoyed as a Claude Moore Scholar, and counts the experience as her best academic decision.

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Jeff Rivera

Claude Moore Scholar

Jeff Rivera is a Senior at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, majoring in Radiation Sciences and graduating in May 2019. Jeff’s concentration within his major is Radiography, with a sub-specialization in Cardiac Catheterization for heart imaging. As a Claude Moore Scholar in the Foundation’s Healthcare Education Program, Jeff took classes in Introduction to Medical Sciences and Introduction to Radiology during his Junior and Senior years in high school. He gained broad knowledge in the classroom, as well as invaluable, real world clinical experience in professional Radiology settings. Jeff credits his decision to become a Claude Moore Scholar for cementing his desire to enter the field of healthcare.

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