Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Summer Medical & Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

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 Deadline: 

March 1, 2014
   

Start Date: 

Summer
   

Duration: 

6 weeks, start and end dates vary by program
   

Location: 

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Chicago Summer Science Enrichment Program, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Dental, Duke University School of Medicine, Fisk University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (The College Fund/UNCF Summer Premedical Institute at Fisk University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center), New Jersey Medical School, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Western Consortium (University of Washington School of Medicine, University of Washington Dental, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine),Yale University School of Medicine
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Students will participate in a six week summer enrichment program located at 11 medical sites around the country. The program is designed to help students compete successfully for acceptance into medical or dental school. SMEP components include: laboratory experience in a structured clinical and research environment with an M.D. or Ph.D. mentor; academic enrichment; preparation and review for the MCAT; practical counseling on the selection of medical and dental schools and the application process.
   

Benefits: 

Paid tuition, housing, and meals. (Amounts differ by program.) MCAT/DAT preparation is available in some programs. Students receive counseling to prepare for medical school and the application process.

   

Major(s): 

Neurobiology
Biological Sciences
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

SMDEP Representative
Association of American Medical Colleges, Minority Medical Education Program
2450 N Street, N. W.
Washington, DC 20037-1127
Phone: (866) 587-6337    
Email: smep@aamc.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.smdep.org/
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