While their classmates were enjoying the final days of winter break, Cheyney University’s Mohamedanwar Idress spent the past week learning about what he hopes is a future career in medicine.

Idress was one of about 25 juniors and seniors from the nation’s first historically Black university to take part in a partnership with AtlantiCare aimed at giving them firsthand experience in the medical field.

During the week, students broke off into four groups of six to explore about 25 learning stations in different departments at AtlantiCare’s City Campus, including emergency, intensive care, progressive care, surgical, medical application services, nursing, physical therapy, pediatrics, radiology, neurosciences and trauma. Read more from The Press of Atlantic City.