The non-matriculating program for students committed to a career in medicine who have demonstrated academic potential. The non-matric program aims to improve the competitiveness of participants as future applicants to medical school. The program is open to all qualified residents of North Carolina. Minority, disadvantaged, and nontraditional students, as well as students from medically underserved areas, are strongly encouraged to apply. The goals of the non-matriculating component of SPFD are:
The matriculating program is for students who have been admitted to the Brody School of Medicine and would like to get early exposure to both the medical curriculum and also to the pace and intensity of the medical school environment. Matriculating students with non-science college degrees, students whose primary language is not English and students who have been out of school for a year or more find the program particularly useful.
2019 SPFDapplications open in