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