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Early Dedication to Medical Education (EDME)

What is EDME?

EDME is for all high school students interested in becoming physicians. EDME sessions are hosted by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. 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 will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Lubbock Campus Room 120
Amarillo Campus Room 4714
Odessa Campus Room 1C12

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 rising high school seniors that are interested in medicine. This program will include 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 June 2017. The SEP application will be posted on this website when it becomes available.

*Application will open on April 1 and close on May 1

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 1 and close on May 1

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

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