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Updates (v. 9/23/2014)

MED Application: Due to technical difficulties, the opening of the MED application will be delayed until further notice. If you have other questions, please call our office at (919) 966-7673 or email us at We apologize for any inconveniences. We hope to have the application available as soon as possible. Please check back on our site at the beginning of October.

Cedric M. Bright, MD, FACP
Director, Office of Special Programs

 OSP Staff - Zollicoffer 2013

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.

Click here to learn more about our programs and initiatives.