University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Outreach Programs, S3-104
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655-0132

P: (508) 856-2417
F: (508) 856-6540

Director: Robert E. Layne

Contact: Madeline B. Rivera
P: (508) 856-2707
F: (508) 856-6540

Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

Year Program Started: 1989

Max. Participants/Year: 22

Application Deadline: March 1st

Program Timeframe: May-June

Academic Level Targeted: college

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: career/academic planning, academic enrichment, and weekend clinical observations

Program Attributes: for credit, non-credit, meals provided, housing provided, stipend provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (college sophomores and juniors), area of residence (Massachusetts residents or students who attend a Massachusetts university), disadvantaged status (economically and/or academically disadvantaged, U.S. citizen or permanent resident), minimum of eight credit hours of organic chemistry recommended

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: physics, writing, health disparities project

Additional Comments: Four-week residential program to help participants improve their qualifications & competitive standing for admission to professional, graduate &/or med school. Includes academic enrichment activities to enhance participants’ academic and communication & social skills. Session include the professional school application process with emphasis on med school admissions process, interviewing skills & financing professional school education, interact with medical students, & health care professional.