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(505) 913-5209
The Foundation office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Mailing Address

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation
455 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Physical Address

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation
440 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505


Robert Glick
President and CEO

Karl Ferguson
Foundation Manager

Lynn Taulbee
Foundation, Business & Corporate Giving Coordinator

Mary MacGyver
Annual Giving Coordinator

Talia Storch
Fundraising Assistant

Healthcare Exploration Program 2015

An Experience for Youth who are Interested in a Career in Health Care and Serving Our Communities

Program Summary

The Healthcare Exploration Program at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center (CSVRMC) is an extraordinary opportunity for a small, highly motivated, diverse group of Santa Fe County high school students to expand and develop their interests in health care.  In a rigorous, professional environment, HEP students observe staff in over 30 different departments. 

With patient permission, our students observe surgery in the O.R., care in rehabilitation as well as patient care in other departments.  Students also learn about the pharmacy, the labs, and various administrative and non-clinical areas.

All students receive a weekly stipend.

Summer 2015 Sessions

Level One

Monday-Friday, June 1-26

Level Two

(for those who have completed Level 1) Monday-Friday, July 6 - August 1



Students must be 15 years old by June 1, 2015, and must  attend a school with district offices in Santa Fe County.  Seniors during academic year 2014-2015 are ineligible, however juniors are welcome to apply for a limited number of openings in Level II which occurs from July 6 - August 1. The Level II application can be obtained from Louise Yakey. Please email her at if you would like to request a Level II application.

Why HEP? 

The St. Vincent Hospital Foundation and CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center understand that New Mexicans need healthcare personnel more than ever.  We support local youth who dream of careers in healthcare organizations by providing HEP experiences to inspire them as they continue on a path that leads to excellence in clinical or non-clinical professions throughout our communities.

Example of a Daily Schedule for Level One Students

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Group meeting
12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch
9:30-2:00 p.m. Rotations
2:00-3:00 p.m. Guest speaker or post-clinical meetings

Application Timeline

Applications available: December 1
Applications due: February 16
Interviews weeks of: March 16 & 23
Students notified by: May 7

For more information, please contact

Louise Yakey,
HEP Coordinator CHRISTUS St. Vincent

Applications will be available in high schools or by clicking here after December 1, 2014.

Level Two:

Expanded Rigor, Expanded Opportunities. Level Two students explore specialties during one-on-one shadowing experiences in the hospital and various clinics.