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Pipeline Programs


1. Exploring Health Careers

The Exploring Health Careers program is an initiative to expose  students to a variety of career options in the health professions through faculty presentations, shadowing opportunities in clinics and affiliate sites, and information about the application process.

Who Can Apply?

Students who are Freshmen, Sophomores, or Juniors at the following collegesBrooklyn College, City College, Hunter College, Kingsborough Community College, Lehman College, Medgar Evers College, New York City Technical College, Queens College, York College, Stony Brook University

For more information on eligibility and program description please see flyer

Application Deadline: March 2, 2020

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2. Early Medical Education Program

The Early Medical Education Program is an initiative to increase the competitiveness of pre-medical students, early in their college career by providing exam preparation and academic support. Students will learn time & stress management skills and have an opportunity for hands-on exposure to medical disciplines through shadowing experiences with clinicians. Successful participants are guaranteed admission to SUNY Downstate’s College of Medicine.

Who Can Apply?

Rising and current seniors attending one of the following colleges: Brooklyn College, Queens College, City College, York College, Hunter College, SUNY Albany, Lehman College, Stony Brook University or Medgar Evers College

For more information on eligibility and program description please see flyer

Application Deadline: February 21, 2020


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Are you interested in a unique summer research experience that combines basic science with health disparities and community-based research? Apply now for the Summer Program in Translational Disparities and Community Engaged Research (SPRINTER) at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. SPRINTER provides:

  1. Research methodology skills
  2. Hands-on research
  3. Discussions on social determinants of health
  4. Networking opportunities
  5. Community engagement and outreach opportunities
  6. Training in basic science techniques

For more information on eligibility and program description please see flyer. 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020