Pathway Programs & Recruitment

Summer Programs

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Summer Programs

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine offers several experiential summer programs which engage students through hands-on opportunities.

SUPERNet Summer Medical Scholars Academy

The SUPERNet Summer Medical Scholars Academy offers high school students the opportunity to participate in a five-day summer camp devoted to educating participants about the various career opportunities in healthcare and public service. During campus visits, students are encouraged to consider the wide array of options that exist in medical and health-related careers while learning what they need to do to start preparing for a bright future.

Frequently Asked Questions

June 2-6, 2024 (Sunday-Thursday). Students will stay in the residence halls for the week.

  •  Must have completed 9th, 10th or 11th grade to participate.
  • Homeschooled students eligible to apply.

The cost of the camp for each student is $400. The fee will be applied towards the total expense of the camp, which includes all meals, lodging, transportation and activities. Scholarships are available to students demonstrating financial need.

  • Hospital tours.
  • Medical procedures.
  • Shadowing opportunities.
  • Simulation labs.
  • Field trips.
  • And much more!

Students must complete the online application at uttylerpremedexperience.totalcamps.com/shop/
EVENT before Friday, Feb. 16, 2024.  Space is limited, so apply TODAY!

A selection committee will review applications, and students will be notified of acceptance Friday, March 1, 2024. Students selected for participation will receive more information.

Summer Research and Clinical Externship

Entering college freshman (at least 18 years of age), sophomores and juniors are given the opportunity to spend two weeks during the summer at the UT Tyler School of Medicine learning about biomedical research, clinical and healthcare professions. The primary goal of this program is to provide a stimulating firsthand experience in scientific research as well as provide insights into different specialties of medicine by shadowing doctors, nurses, and medical professionals. In this program, participants can interact with top notch scientists, meet with expert physicians, and work alongside other research, clinical and healthcare professionals. This comprehensive program gives the opportunity to closely observe professionals involved in the bench - to- bedside of medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Two-week camp that will be held Monday-Friday: June 17-21 and June 24-28, 2024. Students will commute to campus Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • High school seniors
  • College students (freshmen, sophomores and juniors)
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must have a sincere desire to learn about medical science careers

The cost for each student is $250. Scholarships are available to students demonstrating financial need.

  • Clinical rotations in medical specialties (internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, family medicine, radiology and more).
  • Hands-on research work.
  • Lectures and conferences.
  • Mentoring.
  • Research presentation at the end of the program.

Students must complete the online application at uttylerpremedexperience.totalcamps.com/shop/
EVENT before Friday, March 15, 2024. Space is limited to 20.

A selection committee will review applications, and students will be notified of acceptance by Monday, April 1, 2024. Students selected for participation will receive more information.

Pre-JAMP Summer Camp

The Pre-JAMP Summer Camp is a unique opportunity for economically disadvantaged rising high school seniors attending a high school within Smith County or homeschooled within Smith County. The summer camp is designed to provide exposure to JAMP participating colleges and universities, including admissions requirements and program offerings, experience navigating medical school admissions and interview processes, and research and clinical experiences with local physicians and medical staff.  Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with medical students, residents, and simulated patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

June 10-14, 2024, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Students will commute to campus

Rising high school seniors—must be considered economically disadvantaged; must be in good academic standing; must have a sincere desire to learn about medical science.

UT Tyler Health Science Center at Tyler Texas.

Cost: $0 (Funded by the JAMP Special Projects for Program Initiatives.)

Shadowing opportunities/clinical rotations; mentoring; resource fair with JAMP-participating institutions, and more.

Students must complete the online application at https://uttylerpremedexperience.totalcamps.com/About Us before Friday, March 15, 2024. Space is limited to 20 students! Immunization records required.

A selection committee will review applications, and students will be notified of acceptance by Monday, April 1, 2024. Students selected for participation will receive more information.

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