We’re part of a statewide initiative to encourage minority and economically disadvantaged high school students to pursue careers in medicine and other health-related professions.
If you’re accepted into our Biomedical Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP), you will meet on campus for two hours each Saturday during the school year for formalized academic instruction and laboratory exercises.
During these sessions you will:
We also offer twice-weekly tutoring sessions if you’re experiencing academic difficulties. If your school grades fall below average, you’re required to attend.
Approximately 35 students from Buffalo high schools participate in our program annually.
As a STEP student, you may continue exploring your career interests during our six-week summer program. You will work or conduct research at UB-affiliated hospitals or clinics four days a week. Our summer program also includes classroom instruction and college admissions preparatory sessions.
We accept applications for our program throughout the year. If you’re interested in joining, complete the application and return it to the address indicated.
If you have questions, contact: