SHPEP is implemented at 12 universities across the nation. Each institution 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. Program sites vary on how they deliver each of these required components and their program start date.

 

Columbia University

SHPEP at Columbia University Irving Medical Center provides students interested in pursuing a career within the health professions with a well-defined, integrated approach to learning, focusing on the core science curriculum needed to apply to health professions schools for medicine, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, public health, nutrition, and occupational therapy. Students will engage in intense… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 19, 2020- July 31, 2020

Howard University

SHPEP at Howard University is committed to providing an outstanding academically enriched program that is intended to contribute to a culture of health and promote diversity in health care by strengthening the academic proficiency and team-based care approach of underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students interested in pursuing careers in the health sciences. Howard offers the… Continue reading

Program Dates: May 31, 2020 – July 10, 2020

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

This innovative program will cultivate the interprofessional leaders of tomorrow who have the knowledge, skills and attitude to impact the health and healthcare of our communities. The Summer Health Professions Education Program encompasses Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, School of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing and Ernest Mario School Pharmacy that collectively offer programs beginning… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 8, 2020 - July 17, 2020

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Summer Health Professions Education Program is a partnership between the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine (SOM), School of Dentistry (SOD), School of Optometry (SOO), and School of Health Professions (SHP), home to the Physician Assistant program. The program goal is to increase diversity in health professions by recruiting and preparing underrepresented… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 7, 2020– July 17, 2020

University of California Los Angeles and Charles R. Drew University

At the UCLA/ CDU SHPEP, we are committed to developing future leaders that will change the face of medicine, dentistry and nursing as well as to improve health care delivery, policy and research in underserved communities. Our faculty advisors, caring staff, community members and supportive fellow classmates are part of a vibrant campus community that… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 21, 2020 – August 1, 2020

University of Florida

UF SHPEP is an immersive program where scholars will engage in case-based learning and interprofessional experiences. Scholars will learn to prepare for the rigors of professional school through our academic program and workshops on successful study strategies. The University of Florida Health Science Center (UFHSC) houses six health related colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public… Continue reading

Program Dates: May 11, 2020- June 19, 2020

University of Iowa

The University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges are pleased to offer an enriching six-week experience with SHPEP. The Health Sciences Colleges include the Carver College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and College of Public Health. We strongly believe in the value of exposing students from underrepresented backgrounds to the possibility of pursuing… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 7, 2020 - July 18, 2020

University of Louisville

“Shaping the Future of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy” The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at the University of Louisville, introduces prospective medical, dental, nursing, and pharmacy scholars to the academic rigors of health professions education. Scholars will use team-based learning to integrate and apply the basic and social sciences centered on two major… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 1 – July 10, 2020

University of Nebraska

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at the University Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) offers a dynamic and interdisciplinary academic enrichment experience that emphasizes a global approach to learning. Our cross-cutting interprofessional curriculum is comprised of faculty and staff from the UNMC Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, and Allied Health Professions (Physical Therapy).… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 7, 2020 – July 17, 2020

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

UTHealth is an academic health center that educates more than 5,000 professionals each year, and that delivers health care to patients with diverse cultures, beliefs and nationalities. UTHealth is committed to creating an environment that values inclusion, collaboration, partnerships and teamwork to accomplish its mission. The UTHealth SHPEP is grounded in collaborative relationships between the… Continue reading

Program Dates: May 17, 2020 - June 25, 2020

University of Washington

The UW SHPEP will emphasize a culture of health by encouraging scholars to consider from the cellular to the global level factors that influence health. In addition, scholars will be encouraged to explore what their unique role will be in improving the health of communities with curricula exploring self-identity, culture and personal strengths in a… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 21, 2020 – August 1, 2020

Western University of Health Sciences

The WesternU Summer Health Professions Education Program offers an innovative approach to academic enrichment in basic sciences through team-based learning. WesternU SHPEP is a rigorously inter-professional program offered in a diverse and vibrant urban environment. Student learning of foundational science, inter-professional teamwork, health disparities, and healthcare policy will be driven by weekly clinical cases. Western… Continue reading

Program Dates: June 20, 2020 – July 31, 2020