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About Us

The Health Sciences Scholars Program began in 2001 as a collaboration of U-M schools and colleges that enroll a significant number of pre-health undergraduates, several U-M graduate health schools, and University Housing's Residence Education.

HSSP introduces students to key issues and the breadth of careers in the health sciences by bringing together students and faculty from a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and experiences. Participation in HSSP provides members with a deeper understanding of the many facets of study available to students interested in the health sciences, connects students to valuable resources that help define their pre-health journeys, and allows participants to share perspectives and learn from one another in a supportive and intimate environment.

HSSP assists freshmen in their transition to the University of Michigan by offering a health-oriented, welcoming, diverse, and engaging learning community. HSSP also provides opportunities for academic support, leadership development, community service, and mentorship.

We asked current HSSP students what being a part of this community has meant for them:

Check out this video made by LSA Media Services that talks about what life is like in an MLC!