Summer academic and mentoring programs at College of Medicine aim to build pipeline to health professions

Three programs help encourage pre-professional students underrepresented in medicine to enter health care

Donna Parker stands on stage and talks into a microphone. Donna Parker, M.D., talks with the summer 2019 cohort of the Summer Health Professions Education Program, which normally takes place on the UF campus but is entirely online for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
A group of students gather for a photo. The 2018 SHPEP cohort gathers to celebrate the completion of the six-week program. Photo by Mindy C. Miller