Ariadna Torres Castro and Ignacia Castro Lopez

A UW Health mother–daughter duo is graduating together and starting their careers in patient care together. Ariadna Torres Castro was inspired to get into healthcare by her mother. They both have a passion for helping people and that’s what got them interested in the UW Health Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship Program.

Christian Shepler

Before Christian Shepler applies to medical school, he wanted to gain firsthand experience working in a hospital with patients. The UW Health Nursing Assistant Training Program has prepared him well for a rewarding career in healthcare.

Mitchell Weinberg-Kinsey

Mitchell Weinberg-Kinsey hopes to become a physical therapist one day. He says the UW Health Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship Program was a great way for him to get the patient care experience he needed. He finds it rewarding to help people do things that we otherwise take for granted.