Lighting the Path

UF hosts unique program to excite minority students about health care careers

An in-depth, wide-ranging curriculum

SHPEP scholars got hands-on instruction on proper suturing techniques. Kelly Sobers

Mass casualty drill: Stop the Bleed

Local first responders gave the SHPEP scholars lessons on how to provide emergency care during a mass casualty drill. Jesse S. Jones

Pay it forward: the role of a mentor

Kelly Sobers

SHPEP ‘changed my life’

A day at the UF College of Dentistry gave the SHPEP scholars an opportunity to learn about dental care, and to experience being a patient and a care provider. Philip Martin

Meet the students

“My favorite part of the program would have to be meeting all of the amazing students who are just as goal-focused as me,” she said. “It gave me so much energy to be surrounded by people like me.”
Siani Anessia Antoine