Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

SHPEP at WesternU

A Summer Opportunity that Lasts a Lifetime

Western University of Health Sciences in one of thirteen national SHPEP program sites. WesternU offers this summer enrichment program for college freshmen and sophomores who are interested in health professions such as medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, optometry, podiatry, pharmacy, nursing, and physician assistant. During the six week course, students participate in the following activities:

• Academic enrichment of basic sciences through case-based learning;

• Hands-on clinical skills development activities;

• Learning skills evaluation and workshops;

• Exposure to clinical settings and clinical skills training;

• Workshops on financial planning and health policy;

• Cost of the double occupancy dorm room and meals at host-housing college covered;

• Cost of living stipend and complete travel cost covered



Apply now!

WesternU SHPEP Program Dates: June 20, 2020 – July 31, 2020

Opening Ceremony: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Closing Ceremony: Saturday, August 1, 2020

We look forward to seeing your application!