If you are an undergraduate or high school student who is interested in a career in medicine, it is never too early to begin working toward that goal. Here are some pathway programs available for individuals interested pursuing in a career in the medical or health fields.
Bridges to Baccalaureate Program
The B2B program provides enrichment opportunities, research experience and support for Riverside City College Students who are committed to pursuing careers in STEM fields.
FastStart is a five-week program for incoming UCR freshmen who aspire to medical and other science-based careers.
Future Physician Leaders
Future Physician Leaders is a mentorship program for pre-medical students that offers a variety of leadership skill-building experiences and projects.
Health Professions Advising Center
The Health Professions Advising Center is a resource available to all UCR undergraduate students and alumni interested in careers in the health professions, including medicine.
Health Coach Program
The Health Coach Program is a community-based collaborative that aims to reduce the number of patients with uncontrolled chronic conditions by improving their awareness and use of resources within their primary care clinic and communities.
Health Science Partnerships
The Health Sciences Partnership for Disadvantaged Student Development (HSP) is a collaboration between UC Riverside and area high schools. UCR science majors serve as mentors to high school students to who seek medical careers.
Medical Leaders of Tomorrow
Medical Leaders of Tomorrow (MLT) is a free, one-week residential summer program for 40 students who have just completed the ninth grade from the Inland Southern California region.
Medical Scholars Program
The Medical Scholars Program (MSP) is a community of undergrad students preparing for health professions and biomedical research careers. It supports first generation & socioeconomically disadvantaged students with a commitment to underserved communities.
Mini Medical School
The Mini Medical School (MMS) is a student-run pipeline program that serves the residents of Inland Southern California by providing professionally approved medical- and health-related information to help bridge health disparities.