Early Dedication to Medical Education (EDME)
What is EDME?
EDME is for all high school students who interested in becoming physicians. 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 their 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, and anyone 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 10, 2016
- November 14, 2016
- December 12, 2016
- January 9, 2017
- February 13, 2017
- March 20, 2017
- March 5 - Future Healthcare Professional's Experience
- April 25 - National DNA Day Celebration
- May 9 - 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 rising seniors that are interested in medicine. This program will includ 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 from June 20 thru July 1. 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 rising 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:
- Complete online application
- One letter of recommendation
- By either an academic or healthcare instructor
- Proof of Texas residency
- Example: Driver's license
- Official or unofficial high school transcript
*Application will open on April 11 and close on May 11
Questions? Please contact Dominique Massey at 806-743-2297.