The WesternU Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, offers an innovative approach to academic enrichment in the basic sciences through team-based learning. WesternU SHPEP is a rigorously inter-professional program offered in a diverse and vibrant urban environment. Student learning of foundational science, inter-professional teamwork, heath disparities and healthcare policy will be driven by weekly clinical cases. Hands-on training in clinical skills is provided in a wide range of health professions through the WesternU Colleges of Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine, Optometry and Physical Therapy. Additionally have an opportunity to explore Allied Health, Graduate Nursing, Pharmacy, Podiatric Medicine, and Graduate Biomedical Sciences as availability permits. Student accommodations and dining are provided at our host-housing college, Pitzer College.
WesternU SHPEP Program Dates: June 20, 2020 – July 31, 2020
Flight Arrivals: Friday, June 19, 2020
Opening Ceremony: Saturday, June 20, 2020
Curriculum: June 22, 2020 – July 31, 2020
Closing Ceremony: Saturday, August 1, 2020
Flight Departures: Sunday, August 2, 2020
We look forward to seeing your application!