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Hayley Gibson, a Grade 11 student from Dauphin, takes part in an acupuncture demonstration with workshop presenter Roland Lavallée.

Discovery Days helps inspire students to explore different health career paths

According to third-year medical student Linda Lam, finding your career path can be a little like driving through Winnipeg’s infamous Confusion Corner.

“It’s rightly named confusion corner because there’s a lot of side streets, a lot of turns and if you end up in the wrong lane you’re going to go in the complete opposite direction that you wanted to go in the first place,” said Lam, a keynote speaker at Discovery Days, an event for high school students interested in careers in health.

“I think to find what your passion is, you need to try lots of different things, even things that you might not be that interested in at all,” she added. “It’s worthwhile to give yourself the chance to fall in love with something.”

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