Undergraduate and Community College Outreach Programs
The UC Davis Pre-Health Conference provides community college, university, post-bac and pre-health students and advisors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the health-professions school admissions process. The conference provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with deans of admissions, admissions officers, financial aids officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of health professions programs.
The Medical School Preparatory Enhancement Program (MSPEP) is a collaborative program between University of California Davis School of Medicine’s Office of Student and Resident Diversity (OSRD) and California State University, Sacramento aimed to increase opportunities for socio-economically and educationally disadvantage students to pursue careers in medicine.
Part I: During the spring semester, students will participate in a 1 credit seminar course led by distinguished UC Davis SOM faculty, staff, and current medical students.
Part II: During the summer, students will enroll in an intensive MCAT preparatory course facilitated by Kaplan. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in shadowing experiences at the medical center. Participants are provided a $1,500 stipend for their involvement in the program.
*All students must participate in Part I and II. We discourage program participants from taking summer school classes or working during MCAT prep course.
Eligible students who wish to be considered should submit an online application. Application can be accessed here: https://goo.gl/forms/YH1sTupDHwSS2nfo2. Deadline to submit a completed application is Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Supporting materials can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading Medical School Preparatory Enhancement Program.
- College financial aid award letter;
- Provide a copy of your most recent transcripts including Fall Quarter/Semester 2017 grades, may be unofficial;
- Provide a copy of your current resume;
- Provide one letter of recommendation; (supervisor, professor or mentor); Letter writers are required to send the recommendation electronically to the following address: email@example.com
Completed applications will be reviewed and if selected, you will be contacted directly for an interview. Any questions please email Mary Rose Saint-Cyr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The K-12 program is working collaboratively with the Transfer Opportunity Program (TOP) at UC Davis to serve community college students through their many outreach efforts. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for more details.