Scholars in Service Program
Samuel Merritt University has an outstanding reputation among Bay Area universities and universities offering health science programs. We are known for our academic and clinical excellence and for our high pass rate on national licensure exams. The trend toward community-based health care has intensified the need for skilled, compassionate health care professionals who are culturally sensitive to urban populations like Oakland.
SUPPORT PROGRAMS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED
Students in the program are highly motivated and benefit from the programs we have in place to provide leadership development and empowement. Programs to support students include:
- Leadership Development
- Professional Mentorship
- Financial Aid Counseling
- Learning Support Services
- Academic Enrichment Workshops
- Personal Counseling
COMMUNITY PARTNERS IN YOUR SUCCESS
We have recently begun a partnership with Mentoring in Medicine and Science (www.mimscience.org) to provide various workshops for Scholars in Service participants in the several of the following areas.
- Financial Information Post Graduation
- Life Coaching
- Interview Skills
- New Graduate Preparation
- Current Health Care Provider Panel
SISP Leadership Team
Dr. Craig Elliott (co-chair)
Shirley Strong (co-chair)
Interested in the Scholars in Service Program? Contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.