Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Important information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 application cycle

We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The TTUHSC School of Medicine has implemented several changes and updates to our admissions process and timeline that affect the 2020 applicant cycle. Due to the circumstances caused by the pandemic, our Summer Enrichment Program has been cancelled.

Please refer to our coronavirus (COVID-19) updates page for the most current changes and updates.  Click here.

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. 

Our SEP will provide these enriching opportunities and memorable experiences from June 22nd through June 26th (mon-fri) 2020.

What to Expect

  • Perform advanced patient simulations in the F. Marie Hall SimLife Center
  • Get answers, experience and unique insight from current medical students with mock interviews and Q & A.
  • Learn what medical schools really look for in a competitive application
  • Develop critical thinking, communication and professionalism skills through physician-led educational opportunities
  • Increase your competitiveness with introductory courses in:
    • General Chemistry
    • Medical Terminology
    • Human Anatomy

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 one week during the summer.


Application Requirements

A complete application includes:

  • Complete online application
  • One letter of recommendation
    • By teacher, academic advisor, volunteer director etc.
  • Resume uploaded to the Employment section
  • Proof of Texas residency
    • Example: Driver's license

*The SEP application opens on February 1st and closes on April 30, 2020


Program Highlights

  • Perform standardized patient encounters in the F. Marie Hall SimLife Center.
  • Current medical student-guided mock interviews with Q & A session.
  • Learn how to become a competitive applicant.
  • Academic and skill-based courses such as Chemistry, Medical Technology and Human Anatomy.
  • Practical clinic-related experiences such as suture clinic, basic life support training and certification. 


For more information

Julie Dixon

Lead Advisor

(806) 743 - 2297