BESt Healthcare Institute on St. Louis on the Air

On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022, St. Louis on the Air talked with Dr. Steven Player, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at BJC Healthcare. Dr. Player is co-founder of the BESt Healthcare Institute. Joining Dr. Player on St. Louis on the Air was Dr. Mario...

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Originally Published by Fox 2 News BY PATRICK CLARK “Well I just wanted an intro to the medical field,” says the Rockwood Summit sophomore. “It’ll look good on my college applications. And then I will have the introduction and I’ll do...

BESt Program – Highlight Video

The BESt program has achieved tremendous success since its inception in 2008 with 100% college acceptance, 93% of students pursuing healthcare, and 65% pursuing pharmacy as a career. Our success can be attributed to the talents of the students and instructors, our...

Post-Dispatch Features BESt Program

Innovative Program Guides Minority Students To A Career In Pharmacy Originally Published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch BY PAIGE VARNER • pvarner@post-dispatch.com • 314-340-8018 Two years...

BESt Offers Pipeline To Pharmacy Careers

Originally Published by The St. Louis American By Sandra Jordan Thirty multicultural students from 16 area high schools are spending the next few weeks in hands-on, academic and college prep training in the BESt Summer Pharmacy Institute. It’s not simply a program to...

BESt Program Kicks Off Second Summer Institutue

Originally Published by Barnes-Jewish Hospital BJC Contact – JASON MERRIL – jmerrill@bjc.org – 314-286-0302 Along with a nursing shortage, the United States is also suffering a shortage of pharmacists. People are living longer and requiring more...