pathway is designed for students who are interested in a career in health
science and medicine. McLane’s Medical & Education Research Academy (MERA)
Pathway Program offers experiences in different aspects of health, wellness,
and nutrition. In addition to real-world internship opportunities, you’ll find
an excellent college preparation environment that provides multiple options
To develop individuals who possess the qualities of integrity, communication, competency, compassion, and teamwork and to instill a passion for success in health, nutrition, wellness, medical ethics, and patient care.
Students will attain the necessary skills for success in the patient care environment. Students have opportunities to experience hands-on projects, and interact with Health Care and Medical professionals. They will also earn industry certifications as well as being involved in valuable internships. In addition, students have opportunities to educate and present relevant information to the public and to youth, and be provided with ongoing exposure to a high-level, rigorous curriculum with a focus on Health Science and Medical Technology.
*DE = Dual Enrollment with Fresno City College
Jennifer PenningtonTeacher and Pathway Lead for Medical Education & Research AcademyEmail: Jennifer.Pennington@fresnounified.org
Julie YangTeacher, Medical and EducationEmail: Julie.Yang@fresnounified.org
Roseanna FloresTeacher, Health Science and Medical Technology Email: Roseanna.Flores@fresnounified.org
Monorith ArunCoordinator II, College & Career ReadinessTel: (559) 248-5635Email: Monorith.Arun@fresnounified.org
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