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Applications Now Being Accepted for the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

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The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is now accepting online applications for 2016. College freshmen and sophomores eager to become physicians, dentists or other health professionals are encouraged to apply.

SMDEP has been implemented at 12 program sites across the United States. At each site, students are provided with instruction and curriculum focused on the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development, financial literacy and planning and health policy.

This is a free six-week residential program for students meeting the following eligibility requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as a college freshman or sophomore
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Not a previous participant in SMDEP

Applications close March 1, 2016. For more information on SMDEP program sites and to apply, visit smdep.org or contact the SMDEP National Program Office at smdep@aamc.org.

Published on December 9, 2015.

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