The CU Pre-Health Scholars Program (CUPS) is an academic enrichment and support program designed to motivate first-generation college-bound students to graduate from high school successfully, complete a college preparatory curriculum, pursue a college education, and matriculate into a professional health career program or graduate school program.
Contact: James Speed | email@example.com | CUPS Homepage
This program provides positive exposure to the Anschutz Medical Campus for junior and senior high school students just beginning to explore career and education options in clinical translational science and biomedical fields. This program includes many students from the DSST.
Contact: James Speed | firstname.lastname@example.org | Denver STaRS Homepage
Contact: Trishia Vasquez | Trishia.Vasquez@ucdenver.edu | BA/BS-MD Homepage
The BA/BS-DDS degree program at the University of Colorado Denver and CU School of Dental Medicine at Anschutz Medical Campus aims to promote the diversity of dental professionals practicing dentistry in Colorado and to better serve the health care needs of the State of Colorado by assembling and educating students from broadly diverse backgrounds. Applicants must be Colorado residents who are interested in serving the health care needs of Colorado as dentists.
Contact: Trishia Vasquez | Trishia.Vasquez@ucdenver.edu | BA/BS-DDS Homepage
The Medical Career Collaborative (MC²) program propels high school students toward careers in healthcare through hands-on experiences and professional development opportunities. MC² focuses on recruiting students from groups that are under-represented in the healthcare workforce. This group of high-achieving young people typically consists of students of color and students from low-income backgrounds; the students come from schools all around the Denver Metro area.
Contact: Haley Couch | Haley.Couch@childrenscolorado.org | Medical Career Collaborative Homepage
CU Science Discovery works in partnership with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. These camps offer immersive, hands-on learning experiences, allowing participants a first-hand glimpse into the worlds of biomedical research.
Contact: Meredith Tennis, PhD | Meredith.Tennis@cuanschutz.edu |CU Science Discovery Homepage
The Colorado Black Health Collaborative is a community-based organization that is committed to improving health and wellness in Colorado's Black, African, and African American communities through collaborations, partnerships, and teaming arrangements with community-based organizations, non-profits, public organizations, private entities, and government agencies.
Contact: Thelma Craig | Info@coloradoblackhelath.org | CBHC Homepage
The Colorado AHEC Program Office works with the regional offices to build state-wide network capacity and strengthen academic-community linkages in four core mission areas. The four core mission areas of the AHEC are Health Careers and Workforce Diversity, Health Professions Student Education, Health Professions Continuing Education, and Public Health and Community Education.
Contact: Matthew Hess | Matthew.Hess@cuanschutz.edu | CO AHEC Homepage
The Integrated Nutrition Education Program (INEP) is a creative and fun way for kids to learn about healthy eating in their classrooms and to share what they learn with their families. Each lesson includes a hands-on cooking activity that teaches students how to prepare and taste new fruits and vegetables. INEP is funded by SNAP-Ed and conducted through partnerships with the University of Colorado and various school districts and schools from around the state.
Contact: Julie Atwood | Julie.Atwood@cuanschutz.edu | Nutrition Program Homepage
The Medical Day Treatment Program provides medical, educational, and psychosocial interventions to children and adolescents with chronic medical illnesses. This program is designed for children and adolescents ages 6 to eighteen who have difficulty functioning in a regular school environment either because of their illness or because of psychological reactions to their medical conditions. Twelve to 15 patients can be served at any given time. This is an accredited school program. A certified teacher from the Denver Public School system is employed full-time by the program. The program is also staffed with nurses, a psychologist, and other medical personnel.
The Annual Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair (DMRSEF) is for middle and high school students. This exciting and challenging event will draw from the eight-county Denver metropolitan area; the best minds from grades 6 through 12.
Contact: Erin Golden, PhD | Erin.Golden@ucdenver.edu | Science Fair Homepage
The Department of Pediatrics offers summer research opportunities for rising high school seniors, college students, and first-year medical students. Students will work in the lab with members of the Department of Pediatrics faculty at Children's Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The summer program will introduce students to research opportunities related to child health. The summer internships will include opportunities for students to participate in a lecture research series as well as present their research at the completion of the summer internship.
Colorado UpLift employs full-time staff who are committed to the students they serve. As teachers/mentors and life coaches, they develop long-term relationships as early as elementary school. This bond continues through middle and high school, providing the relational support missing from students’ lives. Colorado UpLift uses a relational approach that produces superior results.
The Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center (PCSSC) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is an institutionally funded academic enrichment program for targeted elementary, middle, and high school students. It is designed to motivate and prepare first-generation and military-dependent students in pursuit of their higher education goals. The PCSSC is structured to ensure that students are academically prepared to enroll and be successful in postsecondary education.
Contact: Anthony Trujillo | email@example.com | PCSSC Homepage
Roaring Fork pre-collegiate is a college prep program for students in Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs. We prepare high school students to succeed.