The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Medical Explorations Program

Apply to the Program

Welcome to the application page for Medical Explorations.

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age, currently enrolled in college, 3.5 GPA, and graduated high school at time of application. Students who have participated in Medical Explorations previously are not eligible to repeat the program.

High school students in dual-enrollment courses are not eligible. Please contact Rachel Roberts at if you are currently in high school.

Supporting application materials: two letters of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, supervisor, or guidance counselor; one 500 word essay on why you are applying to the program, an official copy of your transcript stating GPA, and signed attached compliance form.

  1. Print and complete application
  2. Mail your application and supporting materials to:

Medical Explorations Program
Department of Surgery
Attention: Rachel Roberts
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920

Note: You will receive email notification once your mailed application has been received. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Applications and supporting documents must be postmarked by the stated deadline.

Acceptance decisions will be emailed in May to the email address provided on the application.


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