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

Pharmacy School Virtual Fair

September 25th, 2019

Join the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) to learn about PharmD programs and Master’s and PhD programs in pharmacy science. Also, meet admissions reps online from U.S. Pharmacy Schools. REGISTER NOW

Discover Nursing Virtual Fair

September 19th, 2019

Meet with nursing school representatives to learn more about graduate nursing education and second degree nursing programs. Join this free event to learn more about the most trusted profession. REGISTER NOW    

National Alumni Conference Celebrating the 30th Anniversary – MMEP, SMEP, SMDEP and SHPEP!

August 17th, 2019

Join us for the national alumni conference celebrating the 30th anniversary of the program! Since 1989, RWJF has supported the Minority Medical Education Program (MMEP), the Summer Medical Education Program (SMEP), the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), and now the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP).  It has been 30 years and over… Continue reading

Physician Assistant Virtual Fair

July 24th, 2019

This is a FREE virtual fair event for all students who are interested in exploring a career as a PA. Students will be able to: Chat with representatives from 50 schools, PAEA, and CASPA Learn insider tips on how to prepare for that crucial PA program interview Attend live presentations and Q&As (or access the… Continue reading

SHPEP Reception at the 2019 National Dental Association Annual Convention- Hosted by ADEA

July 19th, 2019

Calling All SMDEP and SHPEP Alumni in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions:   As part of the 2019 National Dental Association Annual Convention, the American Dental Education Association is hosting a Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) Reception for all SMDEP and SHPEP Alumni in the area. The reception is scheduled for Friday, July 19,… Continue reading

SHPEP Alumni Panel at the University of Louisville

June 25th, 2019

You are cordially invited to participate in the SMDEP/SHPEP alumni panel event! This evening is a time for current scholars to hear and speak to former scholars about their experiences and journey to health professional school. If you are interested, please RSVP via the link Please email Kiana Fields at if you have any… Continue reading

Optometry Virtual Fair

June 12th, 2019

Register for the Optometry Virtual Fair hosted by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry. Meet Representatives from Schools & Colleges of Optometry in a Live Virtual Setting! FREE for all prospective students to attend! For more information and registration, click the website link below. SHPEP will be in attendance. Stop by the SHPEP… Continue reading

Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) 2019 Annual Conference

June 5th, 2019

Join the SAID 2019 Annual Conference in Oklahoma City. In partnership with the Oklahoma University School of Dentistry, American Association of Indian Physicians, and Colgate’s Bright Smiles Bright Futures Van to bring 20+ continuing education units and a tour of their dental school. For additional details and registration, visit the website link below.

Register for the National Alumni Conference Celebrating 30 Years of MMEP, SMEP, SMDEP, & SHPEP

June 3rd, 2019

Registration for the alumni conference is open! Join us in celebrating 30 years of the program. When: Saturday, August 17, 2019 Where: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC For details and registration, click here. Alumni registration closes Monday, July 29, 2019. Please note: This conference is open only to program alumni. For exhibitor registration… Continue reading

SHPEP’s Alumni Reception at the SNMA Conference

April 19th, 2019

The Student National Medical Association Conference (SNMA) is quickly approaching and SHPEP is inviting all MMEP, SMEP, SMDEP and SHPEP alumni to celebrate the program’s 30th anniversary with great food, fun and other countless alumni from all across the country. Scholars will have a chance to network and get the inside scoop on the program’s… Continue reading