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Summer Medical and Dental Education Program

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SMDEP Group 2013

SMDEP 2014

Program Dates
May 27 through July 3

SMDEP Application Opens
November 1
Early application strongly encouraged!

Application Deadline

March 1

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry and Medical School at Houston together comprise one of 12 sites of the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Approximately 80 college undergraduate students attend SMDEP at UTHealth each summer.

The program provides six weeks of intense exposure to clinical dentistry and medicine, while providing science and career counseling for students considering health care careers.

Student Made Video of the UT Houston SMDEP 2012 Experience
(This is a student video and not a UTHealth production)

Student Made Video of a UT Houston SMDEP Dental Project
(This is a student video and not a UTHealth production)

Overview of SMDEP by Norma Poll-Hunter
(This is not a UTHealth production)