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Early Dedication to Medical Education (EDME)


What is EDME?

EDME is for any high school student who is interested in becoming a 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, 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 been scheduled for the following dates:

Interactive events:

Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will host it's annual Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) for upcoming high school seniors that are interested in medicine. This program includes 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. June 20th - July 1st. The SEP application will be posted on this website when it becomes available.

Application Requirements

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

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