University of Nebraska Medical Center

Summer Health Professions Education Program

SHPEP is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.

SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health profession schools.

SHPEP at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) provides scholars with an interest in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop.

SHPEP at UNMC Program Dates: June 26 - August 4, 2023 (two weeks virtual, four weeks on site).

Learn How to Apply

The application for the SHPEP opens November 1, 2022 and closes February 5, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET. We encourage you to submit your application early. Applications are accepted through the online application at the national SHPEP program website.

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Learn More about SHPEP at UNMC

Learn more about the SHPEP experience at UNMC, explore the application process, and read FAQs.