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The Office of Multicultural Programs has two main programs which students may apply to. These are the Summer Medical Dental Education Program and the NHLBI Summer Research Program.

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Visit the Office of Admission for info on application process, financial aid, and student life.

For graduate school admissions

Visit the Office of Graduate Education for info on our many doctoral programs and the graduate education application process at the School of Medicine.

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Apply to SMDEP.

Students interested in attending the SMDEP 2016 program should apply online by going to the website at:

Participant selection is made by each SMDEP site.

Because the Case SMDEP accepts students on a rolling admission, our site may be closed before the deadline. Therefore, we recommend that students apply early.


To qualify for the SMDEP, applicants should:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be a college freshman or sophomore at time of application
  • Have an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5 (4.0 scale)
  • Demonstrate a serious interest in a medical or dental career

To apply, Click Here!! The application is on the American Association of Medical Colleges website.

Students interested in attending the SMDEP 2016 program should complete the application and submit it as soon as possible. For more information about the SMDEP, please contact us by using the contact us page or contact the program directors directly