Early Dedication to Medical Education (EDME)
What is EDME?
EDME is for any high school students who is interested in becoming physician. EDME sessions are hosted throughout each semester at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Sessions feature informative presentations encompassing a variety of specialties offered within the field of medicine. They are held once a month, in the evening and a light dinner is provided.
We also visit local and surrounding area schools to provide an in-depth perspective into medical school through presentations where current TTUHSC SOM students share personal experiences.
How do I become a part of EDME?
It’s easy! Just come to any of the sessions – they’re open to all high school students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, or anyone else who has an interest in medicine. Stay informed about EDME opportunities and events by connecting with us on Facebook. You may also e-mail our Lead Advisor at Dominique.Massey@ttuhsc.edu.
What’s next for EDME?
EDME sessions have begun for this semester, we hope to see you there! Sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:
- October 20, 2014
- November 10, 2014
- December 8, 2014
- January 12, 2015
- February 9, 2015
- March 9, 2015
- April 11, 2015 - Future Healthcare Providers Experience
- May 18, 2015 - Suture Clinic
Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will be hosting it's annual Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) for upcoming high school seniors that are interested in medicine. This program will be similar to last year’s which included sessions in critical thinking, learning styles, professionalism, leadership, mock interviews and much more. Students will also gain healthcare exposure and experience the value of helping others through volunteer activities. Our SEP will provide these enriching opportunities and memorable experiences on weekdays for two weeks in the month of June - 6/15/2015 thru 6/26/2015. The SEP application will be posted on this website when it becomes available.
The Summer Enrichment Program strives to offer an opportunity of growth to incoming high school seniors from West Texas who aspire to attend medical school after completing an undergraduate degree. This goal is accomplished by providing guidance and encouragement while presenting insightful sessions and helpful activities for two weeks during the summer.
A complete application includes:
- Application deadline is May 1st
- Complete online application
- At least one letter of recommendation
- By either an academic or personal reference
- Proof of Texas residency
- Example: driver's license
- Official or unofficial transcript from high school
Questions? Please contact Dominique Massey at 806-743-2297.