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About the Program

The Pathway Scholars Program (PSP) is for Arizona residents who desire to pursue a career in medicine. The program is designed for students who have experienced unique or greater than average challenges in preparing to become competitive medical school applicants. Consideration will be given to Arizona Residents that are:

  • Socioeconomically disadvantaged.
  • First generation college attendees.
  • From rural Arizona.
  • Members of Federally recognized American Indian Tribes.
  • Committed to serving the under-served and diverse populations of Arizona.

The purpose of this program is to prepare students — who possess qualities that would make them superb physicians, but lack the refined skills necessary — to succeed in medical school. Students work with a dedicated Learning Specialist to personalize a learning plan tailored to individual academic needs and strengths. The program incorporates academic support, clinical experience, leadership development and modified medical school coursework to equip students with the skill set necessary to thrive in the College of Medicine – Phoenix curriculum.

Upon successful completion of the PSP, students will be granted a Graduate Certificate in “Professional Studies in Health Sciences” and, if the student has met set milestones and competencies, will matriculate into the College of Medicine – Phoenix.

If you have any questions, please email or call, 602-827-2005, the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Support the Pathway Scholars Program

Support is needed to help prepare select disadvantaged students for a future in medical school.  Your gift will not only help students but also assist the college in building a pipeline of exceptional medical school candidates who reflect our community. To make a gift to the Pathway Scholars Program, contact the development office at 602-827-2011.