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The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) provides college students interested in health careers the opportunity for a transformative summer experience. The program has been shaping careers and changing lives of premedical and predental college students for 27 years. Starting in summer 2017, SMDEP will expand to include students interested in pursuing other health… Continue reading

SHPEP is collaborating with MentorNet to offer online mentorships to health sciences students, from freshman year through doctoral level, navigate the path to professional school by offering mentorships. Mentors and mentees communicate conveniently by phone, email, text, or video chat. The time commitment is approximately 20 minutes per week. SIGN-UP to mentor an undergraduate health science student.… Continue reading

The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) National Program Office is seeking nominations for four new members for the SMDEP Alumni National Advisory Board. The upcoming terms begin in March 2015. The SMDEP Alumni National Advisory Board advises the National Program Office (NPO) on issues related to enhancing alumni engagement, identifying opportunities to reach… Continue reading

2014 Student Research Poster Session Criteria & Guidelines The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Summer Medical and Dental Education Program National Program (SMDEP) invites you to submit your abstracts and research from your academic or summer experience. As aspiring health professionals and researchers, this poster session is intended for students to gain experience in presentation skills… Continue reading

Welcome to SMDEP’s new Website! The National Program Office hopes our web page redesign will make it easier to learn about the program, find and share information, resources, and best-practices, and connect with the program and alumni. Highlights of the new website: Easier Navigation New features such as Share Your Story Mobile friendly Explore and… Continue reading