UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences: Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


In summer 2006, the UT College of Medicine introduced Medstarz to undergraduate premedical students. Sponsored by the College of Medicine Admissions Office, the program exposed students to medicine and included:

  • 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 were 15 positions available for this two-week program. 

Last Updated: 3/1/22