Tennessee Institutes for Pre-Professionals (TIP)

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN.
Type Academic Enrichment, Clinical Observation, Test Preparation
Deadline February 15, 2019


TIP is a seven?week residential program designed to increase the representation and active participation of underrepresented groups in the healthcare field. TIP provides a unique opportunity for these students to become equipped for what we hope is eventual matriculation into one of the programs at UTHSC. TIP is for residents of Tennessee who wish to pursue a career in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, or the health professions. TIP offers activities designed to assist students in realizing their career goals, as well as year?round advice/support.

Track I – generally reserved for college freshmen and sophomores; provides a primary care internship in a clinical setting based on students’ field of interest; weekly personal and professional development workshops

Track II – generally reserved for college juniors and seniors preparing to take their professional school admissions test; provides a complete test preparation course with content review, test? taking strategies, and full?length practice tests


Freshman and Senior Undergraduate Students, Must represent an historically underrepresented group in science and in the healthcare field

More Information


Educational Specialist & Health Career Programs Coordinator

8 South Dunlap, BB9
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-8772
For further information, please email Dr. Isaac Donkor at idonkor@uthsc.edu or Lyncie Crawford at lcrawror@uthsc.edu.