Pipeline Programs

CODE BLOOM (Black & Latinx Overcoming Obstacles to Medicine)

The CODE BLOOM mentorship program will provide pre-med Hunter College students the opportunity to get guidance from Weill Cornell Medical Students and learn from Weill Cornell Medicine faculty about health inequities. We hope to get students excited about a career in medicine through workshop events.

Giving a Boost: Weill Cornell Chapter 

Giving a Boost provides assistance and feedback on medical school applications for premed students in the NYC area who identify as disadvantaged. And they provide mock interview sessions for premed students in the NYC area who identify as disadvantaged.

Health Profession Recruitment/Exposure Program (HPREP)

Health Profession Recruitment/Exposure Program (HPREP) is a nine-week program held from January to March. New York City high school students in the 10th and 11th grades, from underrepresented minorities in medicine, are given the opportunity to meet and learn from physicians and other health professionals at Weill Cornell Medicine. HPREP students are paired with a medical student mentor who offers guidance and helps them write a college essay, resume, and research paper. Students participate in various workshops discussing financial aid and the college application process, different fields of medicine, and problem-based learning.

The HPREP 2024 application cycle is closed. Please revisit our website in Fall 2024 for application information on HPREP 2025.

For further information, please contact hprep@med.cornell.edu

Peer2Peer Mentorship Program

Peer 2 Peer is a tiered mentorship program aimed at improving early exposure and resource access for first generation low-income pre-medical students at CUNY Hunter College. Students in our program receive multiple forms of mentorship through a medical student as well as a near-peer upperclassmen in the cohort to help build a stable support system as they navigate their pre-medical career. We further aim to provide our students with exposure to a career in medicine, support in applying to medical school, and resources to help them in their respective career paths.

Science and Medicine Enhancement Program (SMEP)

The Science and Medicine Enhancement Program (SMEP) provides middle school students from Brooklyn, NY with hands-on opportunities to learn about health and disease through a multi-subject approach. In a series of sessions, groups of students led by medical students work on hands-on group and individual activities designed to reinforce basic concepts in basic biology, physiology, pathophysiology related to the diseases and health conditions that most affect the students' communities. During the program, students also engage with the material through reading, research, presentations, and clinical skill sessions.  

Women in Medicine’s High School - Medical School Mentorship Program

A collaboration between Women in Medicine (WIM) and the Young Women in Bio organizations, this program strives to provide academic and career guidance and encouragement to young women who have demonstrated interest and excellence in science from diverse high schools across New York City. The primary goal is to encourage high school students to pursue their studies in science and medicine by providing support and answering questions using firsthand experiences. The collaboration also enriches the WIM program by allowing students to function as mentors. 

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