Summer 2015 Programs

The LAS Pre-Health Advising office creates a list each year that provides a number of Illinois and national programs available to students interested in learning more about the health sciences in the summer. Summer 2016 opportunities will be available late November.

Summer 2015 Opportunities Handout

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
(SMDEP) for freshmen and sophomore students offered for six weeks in the summer at twelve different locations in the United States. Priority deadline is February 1, 2015 and final deadline is March 1, 2015.

AAMC Summer Program List provides links to over forty different summer programs for students interested in health professions. Some programs focus upon research experience, MCAT preparation and health careers exploration. The application deadlines vary based upon the specific program.

AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs List provides links to over fifty summer programs offered at various hospitals and medical schools around the country. The application deadline varies upon the specific program.

AAMC Summer MD/PhD Undergraduate Research Program List provides links to over ten summer programs offered at medical schools and hospitals in the United States. The application deadlines vary upon the specific program.

AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship within digestive diseases and nutrition research. Deadline is February 6, 2015..

Brigham and Women's Hospital STARS Program is an eight week program for underrepresented minority college junior and senior students to engage in basic, clinical or translational research projects in Boston, Massachusetts. Deadline is January 22, 2015.

Chicago Academic Medicine Program (CAMP) is a 6-week summer program for undergraduate students who have completed their first or second year of college. The program hopes to build the knowledge base and academic skills necessary for success in a premedical program. Program deadlines are not published as of November 14, 2014.

Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine Summer Enrichment Program is a five week program that aims to educate students about health disparities and the importance of promoting equity in healthcare. Applicants must be applying to medical school for the fall 2015 entering class and have taken the MCAT by June 7, 2014. Program deadlines are not published as of November 14, 2014.

National Institute for Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research offers undergraduate students the opportunity to work at the NIH along side of some of the leading biomedical scientists in the world. Students can participate in programs offered in Maryland, Arizona, North Carolina, Montana, Michigan and Massachusetts. The application deadline is March 1, 2015.

Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy at St. George's University is a two week program on the university campus in Grenada. Students must pay approximately $2,000 to participate in the program. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis.

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research (PSOMER) program is an 8-week summer program allowing juniors and seniors to gain research, education, and mentoring experience. Program deadlines are not published as of November 14, 2014.