The Medical Physician Preparation (MPP) Academy middle school program is a hybrid, year-round, college and career readiness and medical school preparation pipeline certificate program. Our online/on-campus early outreach pipeline program targets high achieving 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from all backgrounds, including students underrepresented in medicine, who might not have considered a career as a medical physician or have already committed to pursuing a career in medicine. Our program is designed to attract, recruit, and nurture a diverse pipeline of future medical students who are academically and mentally prepared with social-emotional skills and resilience to:
- Successfully complete pre-medical college coursework
- Enter and complete medical school
- Complete residency requirements to become licensed to practice medicine in a medical specialty that provides a sense of purpose and meaning to their lives.
Our program prepares the next generation of physician leaders to impact the healthcare of our communities. The program is delivered in a hybrid, online/on-campus format through three integrated components: