Medical Enrichment & Development (MMED)
program is a six-week medical enrichment program that provides
informational, technical, and financial assistance to minority and
disadvantaged college students who have a desire to work in primary health
care in rural underserved areas of Mississippi after they obtain their
of MMED is to offer courses that will increase the student’s proficiency
in the disciplines that will assist the students in obtaining their health
career goals, i.e. Math, Sciences, and Reasoning skills. Further, the
students will supplement their classroom education with clinical
placements in rural underserved area Community Health Centers, clinics,
private physicians’ offices, and hospitals.
for the program consists of minority and disadvantaged students entering
their sophomore year and are enrolled in a Mississippi college/university.
Participants are required to hold a 2.7 Grade Point Average (G.P.A.). The
program will be held on the campus of Coahoma Community College in
Clarksdale, MS. MMED II, designed for returning participants,
will be held on the campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College at
Natchez. The program will begin May and end July 2005.
MMED involves a full-time commitment (at least 40 hours per week) for 6
are provided a stipend of $1,200.00 after completing the six-week
and transportation to clinical sites and official MMED activities will
also be provided to participants.
To receive more information, you can download the MARC Medical
Enrichment & Development (MMED) Summer Program details by clicking here and MMED
Applications are available to be
downloaded here or by visiting
www.MARCProgram.com. You may
also contact Linda Young at (601) 981-7211.