Summer Medical and Dental Education Program – Application Opens Today for Summer 2014

The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) opens its 2014 online application process today! The National Program Office (NPO) looks forward to processing applications from eager freshman and sophomore college students who want to become physicians or dentists.

Students who meet the following eligibility requirements may be accepted at one of our 12 medical and dental institutions:

· Be currently enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college;

· Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5;

· Be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa; and

· Not have previously participated in SMDEP.

SMDEP is implemented at 12 program sites (80 students per site) across the nation. Each program site provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop.

This free six-week residential program is hosted by the following participating institutions:

· Case Western Reserve University of Medicine and Dental Medicine

· Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and College of Dental Medicine

· Duke University School of Medicine

· Howard University Colleges of Art and Sciences, Dentistry, and Medicine

· David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA School of Dentistry

· Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

· The University of Texas School of Dentistry and Medical School at Houston

· University of Louisville Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

· University of Nebraska Medical Center, Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry

· University of Virginia School of Medicine

· University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

· Yale University School of Medicine

Please visit our website for application guidelines and for online registration information at smdep.

Thank you.

SMDEP National Program Office

Bridgette (Waldron) Hudson, MPA
Communications and Alumni Relations Specialist

Summer Medical & Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

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