Applications Open for Pre-Medical Enrichment Program

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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine will host the Pre-Medical Enrichment Program (PEP) for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in primary care and rural health medicine. The School of Medicine will partner with West Texas Area Health Education Center to place students with health care providers in the community. 

Students in the PEP will gain insight into medical school admissions to help them become competitive applicants. Students will receive lessons in cadaver-based anatomy, professional development, MCAT preparation and mock interviews and the opportunity to shadow health care professionals. 

PEP is free for participants through grant funding made available to the School of Medicine from the Joint Admission Medical Program, The CH Foundation and an endowment from the Clawson family.

Application deadline is March 1, 2018. Participants must be a Texas resident in an undergraduate program at an accredited university with a 3.25 GPA and minimum SAT score of 1050 or minimum ACT score of 24. Participants must provide at least one letter of recommendation, preferably from a current or past professor and documentation to verify attendance, grades and SAT/ACT score(s).

To apply, visit For more information, contact the TTUHSC School of Medicine Office of Admissions at (806) 743-2297 or email

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Since 1969, the School of Medicine has graduated more than 3,000 physicians. The school aims to provide quality lab space, recruit creative, innovative research faculty, and develop graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for lifelong careers in medical research.

Today, more than 20 percent of the practicing physicians in West Texas have graduated from the School of Medicine or its residency programs.