Office Student Diversity, College of Medicine and Life Sciences


Insummer 2006, the UT College of Medicine introduced Medstarz to undergraduate premedical students. Sponsored by the College of Medicine Admissions Office, the program exposes students to medicine and includes:

  • Information on navigating the medical school application process
  • An introduction to the Problem Based Learning (PBL) model
  • Hands-on experience in the gross anatomy lab
  • Clinical lectures on medical topics
  • Diversity and cultural competency exercises
  • Sessions on managing study skills
  • Contact with physicians in the clinical setting

There are 15 positions available for this two-week program. Underrepresented minority students, students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Travel and housing allowances are available.
Students must apply by March 1 at . Decisions are announced by April 1.

Last Updated: 6/9/16