Join our Community of Scholarship Supporters for Day of Giving: March 4, 2020

MEDPREP has a long history of preparing outstanding men and women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds for the health professions. Over 1,100 students have entered medical or dental schools in our
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SIU among the 10 Best “Hidden Gem” Public Universities In the US

SIU Carbondale was just named one of the 10-best “Hidden Gems” in college education by the College Gazette. The article notes SIU’s innovations in education and research, and progressive attitude

Shirley McGlinn Milestone Ceremony Welcomes MP class of '21

MEDPREP students take the Pledge at the Shirley McGlinn Milestone Ceremony, receive scholarships.

Day of Giving is a success for MEDPREP

Generous donors pledged more than $1000 to the MEDPREP program during the SIU Day of Giving on March 6. Our supporters' contributions will fund scholarships to returning MEDPREP students this fall.

Measuring MEDPREP's Effectiveness

By Steve Sandstrom After nearly 50 years of operation, how successful is the MEDPREP program in its mission to prepare students for medical professions? In 2016, Anneke Metz, PhD, interim director of

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. McElveen visits MEDPREP

MEDPREP was honored to host Dr. Russell McElveen, D.O. (center, in blue blazer) for Convocation this Thursday, February 15, 2018. Dr. McElveen partices cardiothoracic surgery with the SIH medical

SIU physician prepared for an Olympic task

David Jeong, MD, has achieved an impressive goal this month: He’s made it to the Olympics. The director of sports medicine and geriatric musculoskeletal medicine at SIU Center for Family and Community

MEDPREP Students Begin Studies at SIU Med School

Program Celebrates 21st Milestone Ceremony