About the Urban Health Program

The Early Outreach Program

A pre-college pipeline that includes Saturday College, Summer Prep, and Young Scientist programs, among others, for talented Chicago-area 4th through 12th grade students.

Physician Scientist Training Program

A partnership with Temple University School of Medicine that encourages minority students to pursue biomedical research while earning combined MD/PhD degrees.

Annual Health Professions Student Conference

Each year, UHP hosts a conference for students from middle school through the professional schools that provides insight on potential healthcare careers, how to fi nance a healthcare education, preparing to transition to the next level of your education or to the workforce, and much more.

Health Professions Film and Seminar Series

Always including a panel of experts and usually centered around the screening of a film or documentary that explores the discussion topic of the day, UHP regularly hosts several campus-wide presentations that explore important healthcare topics facing our communities and our country.

Pre-Health Profession Student Organization

A student-led organization for undergraduates interested in any of the health professions. The Organization provides a venue for students to network with UHP students in the Health Sciences Colleges, healthcare professionals in the community, and UIC faculty and administrators as the students consider and prepare for a health profession.

Student Services Resource Center

UHP’s service office for undergraduate students that provides a number of resources and activities designed to help UIC undergrads transition into graduate healthcare degree programs, especially at UIC. Services include...

  • Comprehensive orientation to health professions
  • Individualized counseling, academic support & mentoring
  • Links to UIC support programs and networks
  • Application and enrollment assistance
  • Career planning and course selection
  • Networking opportunities with UHP faculty, staff & students

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