About the Program:
The Northeast Regional
Alliance (NERA) MedPrep Scholars Program is a partnership between New
Jersey Medical School, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Center
for Multicultural and Community Affairs, Columbia University College
of Physicians and Surgeons and the Manhattan Staten
Island Area Health Education Center.
uniquely builds on the collective expertise of four outstanding institutions
to expand health careers preparation for underrepresented and disadvantaged
students from junior high school through medical school with the goal of increasing
competitiveness for medical school. Ultimately, we expect that
our scholars will have the humanism, professionalism and interpersonal skills
required of a future physician caring for a diverse population.
for MedPrep flyer.
Program Dates: Summer 2020
MedPrep I: June 8th to July 17th
MedPrep II & III: June 8th to July 17th
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
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by the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Grant no. D18HP10627 from the
U.S. Departmant of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration