Marshall accepting applications for Project P.R.E.M.E.D.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Applications are currently being accepted for Project P.R.E.M.E.D. (Providing Real World Experiences for future Marshall Educated Doctors) at Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. 

The program allows undergraduate students of color to explore and experience the medical school during a three-day campus immersion visit scheduled for Sept. 11-14. 

“Project P.R.E.M.E.D. gives students a chance to understand the processes of applying to and attending medical school,” said Dr. Shelvy L. Campbell, assistant dean for diversity at the medical school. “They’ll attend medical school classes, meet faculty and current medical students and receive educational preparatory information for the Medical College Admission Test. 

Campbell says this year the program will accept applications from college freshmen in addition to upperclassmen.  Those selected for the program will attend at no charge and on-campus housing and meals will be provided as part of the program. 

Applications and additional project information are available at  Deadline for applications is Aug. 5. 

For more information contact Campbell at 304-691-1607.

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013