FACES for the Future Program

FACES for the Future Program

FACES Program



Partners & Funders


Roberto Perez

Year: HS Senior
Career Goal: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Current Internship Rotation: Social Services
“FACES introduced me to social work. Thanks to that, I have a career to pursue.”


Reynna Oum

Graduation Year: 2013
Current Occupation: Chabot College Student/Health Information Services Intern
Career Goal: Registered Nurse

“FACES gave me the opportunity to learn what different staff members at the hospital do and to explore what I want to do in the future. This program affected my life in so many ways; I know I can succeed.”


Program Updates


FACES Students Visit Genentech
A group of 30 FACES students visited Genentech biotechnology corporation to learn more about the science behind pharmaceuticals. Students listened to a lecture and took a tour of the Genentech pilot plant at the company’s South San Francisco campus.



FACES Student Volunteer at Rotary Brunch
FACES Students spent their Sunday giving back to their community at the Hayward Rotary Club’s annual fundraiser brunch. The Hayward Rotary Club has generously supported the FACES for the Future Program since its inception at St. Rose Hospital in 2007. Thank you to the Rotarians for their support, and to the FACES Students for demonstrating their leadership and commitment to the community.


FACES for the Future and Samuel Merritt University Partner Up!
This year, the FACES for the Future Program at St. Rose Hospital has partnered with Samuel Merritt’s University Master Physician Assistant Program to provide each senior FACES scholar with a PA student mentor. The Mentorship Kick-Off Event, held on January 24th, was a great success. Thank you SMU PA student mentors!

St. Rose Hospital Welcomes 28 New FACES Health Scholars
On Thursday, January 16th, FACES held its annual Blue Coat Ceremony and welcomes 28 new students into the internship component of the program. These students have successfully completed a semester-long FACES Boot Camp on topics like Infection Prevention, Patient Privacy, and Medical Ethics. Now, these students will begin internship rotations in 21 different sites at St. Rose Hospital and other clinical sites.

For more information, please contact:

Andrew Cheng
Faces Coordinator

FACES for the Future, St. Rose Hospital
27200 Calaroga Avenue
Hayward, CA 94545
Office 510-264-4103
Email: acheng@srhca.org