Welcome to the Office of Special Programs at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine! Our office exists to promote the school’s mission of educating physicians who can help meet the health care needs of our state, the nation, and the global community. Along with recruitment and retention of minority and disadvantaged students at the UNC School of Medicine, our office provides academic and social support, leadership opportunities, professional development, and additional resources to potential and current students who have a commitment to join us on our mission.
Updates (v. 12/2/2013)
LMSA Southeast Regional Conference: The UNC Chapter of the Latino Medical Student Association will be hosting the annual regional conference February 7 - 9, 2014. The conference is open to all high school, pre-medical and medical students. Click here to register: http://www.lmsa.net/southeast/2014-regional-conference/
Appointments: If you are interested in meeting with one of the office staff to talk about your specific application or reapplication to the MED program, or admissions to medical /dental school, please email email@example.com to set up an appointment. Last appointment day will be Friday, December 13.
Note: Please refer to our MED FAQ page for specific questions. For other general questions about the MED program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, utilize the Gmail chat, or call our office at (919) 966-7673.
MED Application: The 2014 Summer MED program application is open. The online application and other materials (letters of recommendation, transcripts, etc.) are due on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5pm.
NOTE: Please send your criminal background check form to the main office, not the HR office. Address is listed at the bottom of the webpage.
Recruitment: If your institution is interested in a presentation about medical / dental school and the MED program by our staff for Spring 2014, please contact Rachel Quinto @ email@example.com . We will be recruiting within the state of NC, and possibly out of state. For a list of places we will be recruiting, click here.