Medical Student Development Programs

For current medical students, COM-UHP provides comprehensive academic and enrichment programming that are designed to maximize their medical school experience and continue to excel. Therefore, students thrive in medical school.  These rich and comprehensive offerings comprise of the COM-UHP Medical Student Development Program. The Medical Student Development Program consists of, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Academic Success Programs
  • Career Development Programs
  • Mentorship Programs
  • Research & Scholarly Opportunities
  • Leadership Development
  • Community Engagement Opportunities
  • Awards and Scholarships

Assistant Director(s) of Student Development are in charge of the Medical Student Development Program on all four training sites of the College of Medicine (i.e. Rockford, Urbana-Champaign, Peoria, and Chicago). Therefore, regardless of the campus you are assigned to your have a COM-UHP champion in your success. Although the overall expertise is the same, the duties of each Assistant Director of Student Development vary by campus based on the unique needs and opportunities of the respective campus: