Diversity Group

Student Mentors for Minorities in Healthcare (SMMH) Program

Students from the 2021-2022 Student Mentors for Minorities in Healthcare program in the MUSC College of Health Professions.
SMMH participants from 2021-2022

The MUSC College of Health Professions' Student Mentors for Minorities in Healthcare (SMMH) Program is a mentoring program for high school and undergraduate college students interested in the health professions. The program identifies a current College of Health Professions student to serve as a mentor for a high school or undergraduate student. Program sessions are held once or twice a month on Saturdays. During the sessions, student participants are provided opportunities to learn about health professions, receive information that will assist with preparation to graduate school, and engage in activities that support career planning and professional development.

Programs Represented:

  • Cardiovascular Perfusions
  • Health Administration
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Speech-Language Pathology

Program Eligibility:

  • Must be a junior or senior in high school or an undergraduate college student.
  • Must be interested in or open to learning about health professions
  • Must be able to commit to participating in program sessions on Saturdays.

Application Requirements:

  • Unofficial transcript (for college student applicants)
  • Most recent report card (for high school student applicants)
  • Resume
  • Personal statement essay

Program Dates:

December 15, 2023, to April 27, 2024

The application for the Fall 2023 - Spring 2024 Program is now closed. The application process for the Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 Program will begin in September 2024. 

For questions about the program or application, please email Erica Martino at martinoe@musc.edu.