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Med Path Program, a Post Baccalaureate Program at KUMC

The Med Path Program, a Post Baccalaureate Program at KUMC, is a twelve-month structured academic program designed to strengthen the biological and social sciences foundation for students preparing for careers in medicine.  This is a conditional admission program. As a result of the successful completion of the program with a 3.25 G.P.A., each participant will matriculate into the University of Kansas School of Medicine the following fall.


  • Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • The student has applied to the University of Kansas School of Medicine and been granted an interview, the student may then receive an invitation to apply to the Med Path  Program if admission is not offered.
  • The student must be a member of a population that is underrepresented or underserved in the health field (i.e. Native American, African American, Hispanic American, Southeast Asian, rural community).

Courses Offered
The program includes two academic semesters (fall and spring) followed by a summer Pre-Matriculation  program.  During the academic semesters, participants will enroll in a full-time course of study; twelve credit hours during the fall and spring semesters is considered full-time.  Courses are taken on the Edwards campus and are selected for each student based on their background in order to strengthen their foundation for medical school.  In addition, students will participate, as a cohort, in team building, professionalism, peer-to-peer facilitation, mentoring, research and clinical experience.

To Apply

Instructions for applying to the Med Path Program will be provided via email to those individuals invited to participate in the program.
If you have questions regarding this program, please contact our office at 913-945-6402. 
You will NOT need to re-interview, nor send additional letters of recommendation or transcripts with the application.  Applicants will be informed of selection decisions no later than May 1, 2020.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
University of Kansas Medical Center
School of Medicine
G028 Murphy, Mail Stop 4007
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160-7120
Office: 913-588-1237
Fax:  913-588-8890

April 10, 2020 Online application must be submitted on or before this date
August 16, 2020 First day of program
June 30, 2021 Last day of this program

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Last modified: Jan 31, 2020