Resources at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons for undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate students, and recent college graduates include a variety of programs that provide exposure to a range of health careers. These programs provide opportunities for students to explore the fields of medicine, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, and public health as well as other health professions.
Program opportunities offered by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs include:
- Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) - formerly SMDEP
- Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP)
- Northeast Regional Alliance MedPrep HCOP Academy (NERA)
- Gerald E. Thomson Undergraduate Pre-medical Program (GET-UPP)