In 2014, SHPEP formerly known as SMDEP, celebrated 25 years of helping aspiring health professionals. Please enjoy reading and listening to the impact we achieved over a quarter century.
For a quarter of a century, the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program has successfully empowered students to realize their dreams in health and health care. The free, six-week academic enrichment program has created a pathway for more than 22,000 participants, opening the doors to life-changing opportunities.
25th Anniversary Memory Book
The Anniversary Memory Book is journal about the history of SMDEP. It includes snapshots of reflections and insights; artifacts, photos, quotations, and the lasting insights of program founders, site leaders, mentors, alumni, and supporters. More than a time capsule, the memory book captures SMDEP’s impact over 25 years, connecting its past with the challenges of today and tomorrow.