MED ED | A UTHSCSA PROGRAM
OVERVIEW | IS THE MED ED PROGRAM FOR ME?
The Med Ed Program is designed for high school and college students who have a serious interest in the health sciences. The purpose of the program is to increase the number of South Texas students in the pipeline for careers in Health Professions, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Biomedical Research. Students with an interest in learning about other health science careers such as Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Optometry, Psychology, etc. are also strongly encouraged to join the Med Ed Program.
Program participants are offered opportunities year-round in academic enrichment, community service, volunteer programs at area hospitals and healthcare facilities, as well as field experiences to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
MISSION STATEMENT | WHAT IS THE BASIC IDEA BEHIND MED ED?
The mission of the Med Ed Program is to encourage and recruit high school and college students into the health sciences by providing information and opportunities that will motivate, educate, and prepare students for higher education and continuing studies in graduate or professional degree programs.