Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Educational Pipeline Program

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Provost's Summer Mentorship Program

The Provost’s Summer Mentorship Program is an innovative four-week experience, aiming to inspire first-generation and minority students in Philadelphia to view higher education as an achievable and worthwhile goal. Students selected for the progam are provided the opportunity to partner with, and learn from the five professional schools here at the University. These include the Penn School of Dental Medicine, Penn Nursing, Penn Engineering, Perelman School of Medicine, and Penn Law.


Penn Summer High School Programs

Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Explore Penn's historic campus, engage with leading faculty, and build intellectual connections within accelerated three or six week Penn Summer High School Programs.


Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research

The Center of Excellence supports programs of excellence in health professions education for individuals from racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented in the health professions workforce. The ultimate goal of the COE program is to strengthen the national capacity to produce a diverse culturally competent health workforce that represents the U.S. population.


Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Founded in 1992, the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships is Penn’s primary vehicle for bringing to bear the broad range of human knowledge needed to solve the complex, comprehensive, and interconnected problems of the American city so that West Philadelphia (Penn’s local geographic community), Philadelphia, the University itself, and society benefit.


Program for Diversity & Inclusion at the Perelman School of Medicine

The Program for Diversity & Inclusion supports the educational mission of the Perelman School of Medicine by promoting an inclusive, welcoming, supportive and engaged medical student community.

The goals of the PDI are to:

  • Promote and support a diverse student body
  • Support student-led cultural affinity groups
  • Foster the emotional wellness of students
  • Facilitate the participation of students in community health and engagement


Neuroscience for Kids 

This is an indispensable resource for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who are interested in learning about the nervous system and brain.


Journal of Undergraduate Neurology Education

JUNE is an online journal for undergraduate neuroscience faculty that publishes peer-reviewed reports of innovations in undergraduate neuroscience education. JUNE serves as a mechanism for faculty to exchange information regarding topics such as laboratory exercises, new media, curricular considerations, and teaching methods.