New Location for BESt 2024 Summer Program


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New Location for the BESt Program!

Terrence Harris, 17, listened when his stepfather advised him to choose a career that would land him a job no matter where he lived. The Hazelwood Central senior, who excels in math and science, thought engineering was the answer.

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BESt Pharmacy Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Since its inception, the BESt pharmacy program has trained 300 St. Louis metropolitan area high-schoolers to be future healthcare professionals. Pictured are students from the 2016 summer cohort. The acronym “BESt” represents the three institutions that dedicate their resources to the program: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Express Scripts, and St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

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BESt Prepares Underrepresented Students for Careers in Pharmacy

Every summer, a group of talented multicultural high school students from the St. Louis area participates in a program called the BESt Pharmacy Summer Institute. Meant to prepare these young people for future careers in pharmacy, the program exposes them to the profession in order to build a diverse pipeline of pharmacists to serve an increasingly diverse community.

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2016 BESt Overview Video

Students from 32 different high schools and fifty different municipalities came together for BESt 2016 – together these students formed one identity and lived one mission. Watch the 2016 BESt highlights video to learn more about BESt Pharmacy Summer Institute.

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