Stay connected by attending alumni events and conferences across the country.

Recommendations 101 – How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

November 17th, 2021

Join SHPEP and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In this session, we will discuss how to go about asking for a letter of recommendation when applying for a health professions program or school. Included will be information on why this letter is important, who should you ask to write a letter,… Continue reading

SHPEP University of Washington Information Session

November 9th, 2021

Join the University of Washington for an information session about SHPEP. WHEN: Tuesday, November 9th at 10:00 am Pacific Time, 1:00 pm Eastern Time Meeting link: 

SHPEP University of Iowa 2022 Information Session

November 8th, 2021

Join University of Iowa’s information session. This session will explain eligibility requirements, the application process, and a sample SHPEP schedule. WHEN: Monday, November 8th at 6:00 pm Central Time, 7:00 pm Eastern Time Visit the following link for more details.  Visit or contact for more info!

Webinar: Navigating the Health Professions as an Underrepresented Student

October 21st, 2021

Join the Summer Health Professions Education Program National Program Office and the Tour for Diversity in Medicine mentors for a webinar focused on supporting students who are historically underrepresented in the health professions. During this session, attendees will learn about the importance of diversifying the health professions, hurdles that underrepresented and disadvantaged students face with… Continue reading

UC Davis 2021 Pre-Health Conference

October 16th, 2021

This conference allows for the opportunity for direct contact with deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of health professional programs and other organizations. Attendees have the opportunity to explore a variety of health professions, including allopathic, osteopathic, podiatric, naturopathic medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, optometry,… Continue reading

Webinar: The Path to Physician Assistant: Pre-PA to PA-C

October 5th, 2021

Join Heather Storm, Program Manager at the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), as we review the PA profession and its career opportunities, what to expect in the application process and in PA school, and resources to guide you along the way. We will also have time for Q&A, so come prepared with any questions you… Continue reading

Webinar: Understanding the Most Trusted Profession: An Exploration of Opportunities within Nursing

September 29th, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about nursing, including opportunities to practice, teach, research, advocate, and lead? If so, this webinar is for you! Learn more about the different nursing career and educational pathways available, explore efforts to enrich diversity in the nursing workforce and address health equity, review the process for applying to nursing… Continue reading

2021 AISES National Conference

September 23rd, 2021

The Annual AISES National Conference is a one-of-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development! Attendees include American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and First Nation high school and college students, educators, professionals, tribal nations and tribal enterprises, universities, corporations, and government agencies!

AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair: Strategies and Resources for Minority Premeds and Applicants

September 21st, 2021

Register for the AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair: Strategies and Resources for Minority Premeds and Applicants On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., join the AAMC, medical school admissions officers from the U.S. and Canada, and thousands of aspiring medical students to: Connect with admissions officers, prehealth advisors, and AAMC experts to get information and… Continue reading

Webinar: Find Your Charge Through a Career in Optometry!

September 16th, 2021

Optometry is a stimulating and rewarding career based in patient care and the most highly valued human sense: sight. Join us and meet five Doctors of Optometry and learn about different modalities you can pursue in optometry and how you can have the opportunity to change lives every day. Students seeking to make a real… Continue reading