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Pre-Med ChargeON!

The Pre-Med ChargeON! Scholar program is a cohort program consisting of a small cohort of Black/African American and Latinx Pre-Medical freshmen students per year. The program will provide guidance, mentoring, and academic support to participants. Scholars will explore, learn, and develop the vital activities and experiences needed to create a well-rounded profile to successfully apply and gain acceptance to medical school. The goal of the Pre-Med ChargeON! Scholar program is to have 100% of our participants apply and gain acceptance to medical school.  

Current Cohort:

Keyana Whitner

Jemimah Olalide

MaDaria Coleman

Caitlin Yaury

Keziah Olajide

Nosha Hasnat

GOLD Program (Pre-Med)

The GOLD program is an advising program focused on advising and mentoring Black/African American Pre-Medical male students with the goal of providing motivation and persistence to continue down the Pre-Medical path.

UCF College of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives

  • Medical Mentorshop Navigation Program
  • Health Leaders Summer Academy
  • Medical Enrichment for Diverse Students

For more information about the variety of initiatives led by the UCF College of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion please click on the link here.

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. These students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage. SHPEP, formerly known as the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), expanded in 2016 to include a broader array of health professions.

For more information about SHPEP and to apply please click the link here.