“I ended up choosing SAEP and I think it was one of the best decisions I made in my undergraduate career,” – Emnet Yibeltal Ashenafi, 2015 Emnet Yibeltal is a first year professional student in the VCU School of Medicine. Before applying to a graduate program, Yibeltal had the choice between attending the Summer Academic … Continue reading Alumni Profile: Emnet Yibeltal Ashenafi
Virgie Fields is on the fast track to pursuing her dream career. With aspirations to work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recent Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health graduate Fields is now a CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow. Working through the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), Fields will receive two years … Continue reading Alumni Profile Update: Virgie Fields
Summer programs can have a long application cycle that sometimes makes it easy to forget how important it is to get organized early! Don’t let long application dates fool you, there are often exams, term papers/projects, scheduled breaks and a myriad of other academic obligations (nevermind personal ones) that will soon make it difficult for … Continue reading Pipeline App Expert, Cress Miller shares a few tips!
The Diversity Healthcare Lectures will return this fall as a 4-part co-curricular course entitled “HumanCare.” Lecturer in residence, Yewande Austin, is offering an introductory level course for first time participants and an intermediate level course for returning diversity leadership participants. New students will learn how microaggressions, socio-economic issues, gender identity, and religious beliefs might affect … Continue reading Register today: Diversity Healthcare Lectures Oct 27-Nov 18
On Monday, October 19th at 6pm, the Division for Health Sciences Diversity will be hosting a Summer Programs Workshops focused on informing undergraduate pre-health students of VCU’s pipeline programs as well as other programs around the country. These programs are essential to giving students a competitive edge and to help them prepare for health professional … Continue reading Upcoming Summer Programs Workshop
Emma Eberwein has come a long way in a short amount of time. Inspired from the beginning of her college career, Eberwein was able to chart the path of a clinical radiation scientist with the VCU School of Allied Health Professions. After graduating in Spring 2015, Eberwein successfully passed her licensing board certifications and is … Continue reading Alumni Update: Emma Eberwein
The Division for Health Sciences Diversity is so excited to welcome back our VCU Pipeline Students! During the summer, we hope you took advantage of opportunities to learn something new, made new connections, and even enjoyed some time off. The VCU Pipeline team is happy to say we did the same! New Opportunities to Learn and Develop: … Continue reading Welcome Back!!
It’s that time again! Summer is over and we are sure that the assignments are rushing in! Before your calendar is full, make sure you put the 2nd Annual Pipeline Networking Event on it! Wednesday, August 19th from 6:00 till 8:00 pm Larrick Student Center, Court End Ballroom This Networking Event was created to … Continue reading 2nd Annual Pipeline Networking Event
Professional school graduate Virgie Fields, health professional students Kaylann Kauv, Lyubov Slashcheva, and Qasim Kazmi, as well as pre-health undergraduate Alexis Savage share their thoughts on diversity and what it means to them as students, and what it means for their future as healthcare professionals. Kauv has been connected to the Division for Health Sciences … Continue reading Five VCU Students on the Importance of Diversity
VCU Acceleration is a bridge program with summer and academic year components for incoming VCU freshmen interested in pursuing the health sciences. Kick start your college experience with a 4-week summer program on the MCV Campus where you participate in math and science prep courses, healthcare workshops, community service, and social activities! During the academic year, VCU Acceleration students take a specific set of courses together throughout the first year and can take advantage of tutoring sessions, study groups, health-related internships, professional development seminars, networking experiences and service opportunities exclusive to VCU Pipeline students.
The application deadline is May 1, 2015, so start pulling your materials together!
All materials should be sent to
PO BOX 980006
Richmond, VA 23298
We hope you will take advantage of this valuable opportunity!