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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

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:

Interactive events:

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.

Mission Statement

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.

Application Requirements

A complete application includes:

*Application will open on April 11 and close on May 11

Questions? Please contact Dominique Massey at 806-743-2297.

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