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Summer Programs

Premedical Information

Predental Information

Preveterinary Information

Prepharmacy Information

Prepodiatry Information

Preoptometry Information

Prephysician Assistant

Allied Health Fields


Summer Program Links

List from the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

National or Multiple Locations:
ALANA(ALANA is an acronym for African American, Latino/a, Asian American and Native American)
Black Excel's Get Into Medical School Corner
American Heart Association Summer Program
American Association for the Advancement of Science,(AAAS)
Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Spaceflight and Life Sciences Training Program
National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF) 
Summer Medical and Dental Education Progam (formerly Minority Medical Education Program)

Co-op/Internship Opportunitiesfor Premed Students (another list)

A List of Mostly Paid Internships/Research Ops

Stanford HCOP Program
UCBerkeley Opto-Camp
UCLA Dental Prep Courses
UC Davis Edmonson Research Fellowship
UC Davis Preveterinary Summer Enrichment Program
UCSanta Cruz OChem in Thailand
Ventura Family Medicine Student Summer Scholars

U of Connecticut--Med, Dent, Grad in Medical Sciences

Biomedical Science Training and Enrichment Program (BioSTEP)

Minority Medical Education Program (MMEP)

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

St Vincent's Emergency Room RA program(We have had students who enjoyed this one)


Medical College of Georgia Student Educational Enrichment Program and Undergraduate Research Program

Illinois (University of) Urbana-Champagne-Howard Hughes Summer Research Program

Johns Hopkins Summer Human Anatomy Course

Premed and Predent Programs for Freshmen and Sophonmores

Premed and Predent Programs for third and fourth year college and recent grads

Programs for Prepharmacy Students

Minnesota (University of) Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program 
Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF)

Washington University
Biomedical Research Apprentice Program
Summer Research Program at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Summer Opportunities

New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson

New York
Gateways to the Laboratory Program: Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program. 
Cornell Summer Research Fellowship Program for Premedical Students
U. of Rochester--Internships in Europe

North Carolina
(University of) North Carolina Chapel Hill Sumer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 

OU COM HCOP Summer Program
OUCOM Summer Research Fellowship (SURF)
University of Cincinnati Summer Programs--contact Roberta Handwerger or (513) 558-0693

Headlands Indian Health Careers Summer Enrichment

MD/PhD Program in Pittsburgh Summer Undergraduate Research Program for Minority Students.
Summer Research Program at University of Pittsburgh

St, Jude Children's Research Hospital Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program 

Houston (University of) Summer Research Program
MD Anderson Cancer Center (University of Texas)--Contact Dr. Michael Ahearn, mahearn@notes.mdacc.tme.edu
Baylor College of Dentistry Predental Summer Enrichment Program
Summer Programs Listed by University of Texas, Austin (Texas and others)--Includes Pharmacy and International Programs

Center for Biology Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison-Research

Paid Summer Programs


International Programs (no endorsement given or implied--research carefully)

Child Family Health International


Study Abroad Links

Summer Abroad Links

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange

ECELA Medical Spanish Program

International Education Financial Aid

Institute of International Education

Medical Spanish at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara

Medical Spanish/Spanish ImmersionUniversidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla

USC Somos Hermanos Immersion Program

Medical Program in Scandinavia

Rotary International

If you plan on doing an international program, please contact our Education Abroad Office to complete all SDSU paperwork. The office is:

Education Abroad Office
International Student Center
Corner 55th and Aztec Circle Drive
(619) 594-1982 or studyabroad@sdsu.edu

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