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University of Washington – Summer Health Professions Education Program – Announcement

shrep students at university of washington jumpingI’m pleased to announce SHPEP (Summer Health Professions Education Program)  will run this summer, 2019!

The UW SHPEP program dates are June 24th to August 2nd, 2019.

The application is open now (Dec 1).   The deadline to apply is February 15th, 2019.

In its 30th year, SHPEP offers the same valuable experiences:

  • Academic enrichment courses in biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, biostatistics
  • Individualized shadowing experiences with healthcare providers and population health organization groups
  • Operating room/emergency room shadowing opportunities
  • Medical and dental clinical simulation experiences
  • Biomedical research shadowing opportunities
  • A curriculum built on increasing awareness and knowledge of the social determinants of health and healthcare disparities
  • Service learning and clinical activities
  • Weekend activities, including a trip to Mt. Rainier National Park
  • Food and Housing
  • Travel expenses if needed (and within guidelines)
  • $600 stipend

Please visit to apply.