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Updates (v. 3/21/16)

Due to the increased volume of MED applications, review is taking longer than expected.  We will send final decisions by the end of March 2016. 

We appreciate your patience.

-Office of Special Programs Staff


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.