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Special Programs, Volunteering, Research Opportunities, and Helpful Resources

Special Programs, Volunteering, Research Opportunities, and Helpful Resources

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

JOINT ADMISSION MEDICAL PROGRAM

JAMP is a special program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged Texas resident students pursuing a medical education. One of the many benefits to this wonderful program is the opportunity for guaranteed acceptance to one of the Texas Medical Schools. Read more about JAMP.

PRE-MEDICAL PRECEPTORSHIP PROGRAM

This program allows UTA students with a medically related interest an opportunity to be paired with a physician mentor from Texas Health Resources Arlington Memorial Hospital for one semester through a competitive application process. In addition, the program also requires an academic component in which students participate in weekly journal clubs with their peers and a faculty member. Find out more information about the PRECEPTORSHIP PROGRAM.

ATLANTIS FELLOWSHIP

This program allows students to participate in pre-med internships in Europe's hospitals. For more information contact Ali Sinks, a UTA student that is an Atlantis Ambassador.

TEXAS A&M COLLIGATE  II PROGRAM FOR DENTISTRY

SPEP Collegiate II is a six-week program which provides college and post-college students an opportunity to strengthen their dental schools application and provide DAT preparation. Visit the website for additional information.

UT HEALTH SHPEP

The SUMMER HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION PROGRAM (SHPEP) is a free, six-week career-enrichment program for college freshman and sophomore students, interested in a career within the health professions. Visit the website for additional information.

DACA STUDENTS MENTORING PROGRAM

PRE-HEALTH DREAMERS AND UNDOCUMENTED PRE-MED STUDENTS

PRE-MED STAR - Online community for pre-med students that has great resources! And its free!

T4D- TOUR FOR DIVERSITY - Organization that connects health professionals to high school and undergraduate students of racial and underrepresented minorities. Their goal is to educate, inspire and cultivate the future generation on health professionals.

VOLUNTEER

RESEARCH

Masters & Formal Post-Bacc Programs 

Other Helpful Resources:

  • Tutoring
  • IDEAS Center - The Ideas Center, located in the Central Library, provides peer mentorining in various subjects along with additional resources.
  • Writing Center - The Writing Center, located in the Central Library, can assist with personal statements and essays.
  • Career Center - The Lockheed Martin Career Center is available to all UTA students and alumni! They have numerous services available such as Interview Preparation, Job Search help, and Career Exploration. Visit them   today!
  • UTA CAPS - Being a college student, especially a pre-health student, can be stressful! Do not be afraid to ask for help.