Criteria for Selection/How to Apply

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Criteria for Selection

  • First year medical student
  • Evidence of leadership and service prior to medical school
  • Commitment to a career in primary care  
  • Quality writing skills as assessed by applicant personal statement

To Apply

  • Submit a two-page personal statement explaining your intended career path in primary care and why incorporating population health is important to you.
  • Send the statement as an attachment with a cover email to  You may also print out the items and fax or mail it to:

PCPH Scholars Program c/o Reid Johnson
UNC Family Medicine Building
Campus Box #7595
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7595
(fax) 919-966-6125

  • Deadline for completed applications is January 12, 2018.
  • Individual candidate interviews will be arranged with two members of our selection committee during January.
  • Students will be notified of their acceptance status by the second week of February 2018.