Undergraduate and Community College Outreach Programs
Your JOURNEY starts here! If you would like to know how to develop your pathway into medical school, attend the annual premedical conference at the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento. Topics include a review of premedical requirements and the admissions process for the UC Davis School of Medicine. Presentations by our diverse staff, faculty, and medical students share their journeys to medical school. Space is limited and reservations are required for this free event.
The In-service workshop for Premedical Advisors is provided to assist college premedical advisors about the UC Davis School of Medicine admissions policies and how to work effectively with underrepresented and/or disadvantaged students. A workshop will be held on Monday January 25, 2016, from 9:00 am-4:00 pm at the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento. The program is free to all participants.
The Academic Preparation and Enrichment Program (APEP) is a collaborative effort with the UC Davis Student Academic Success Center. The program focus is to help students build the strong academic foundation needed to prepare for medical school and other health science professions. APEP provides resources and tools to develop and keep students on the pathway into medicine. APEP is collaboration with the Aggie Connection and includes:
- Advising and academic support to empower students on their journey to medical school
- Tutoring services
- Study skills workshops
- Weekly meetings
Medical School Preparatory Education Program (MSPEP) is a UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Student and Resident Diversity (OSRD) sponsored program. The program is designed to assist educationally and/or socio-economically disadvantaged students to prepare to apply to medical school and to successfully complete the MCAT exam. Students from the University of California, Davis and the California State University, Sacramento are eligible.
MSPEP consists of two parts:
Part I takes place during the winter and spring quarter as a two unit course. Pass/No Pass. It is a weekly course taught on Wednesday from 3:30-5:00 PM by Dr. Darin Latimore and guest speakers at the UC Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento.
Part II is an intensive MCAT preparation program taught by a MCAT preparation specialist. The MCAT course is held from June – September.
Part I and Part II of the program are mandatory.
All participants must take the MCAT in September.