Letter from the Director
Thank you for your interest in the Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program. Your successful completion of our distinctive program offers you immediate entrance into TUSM, with no lag year.
The message I wish to convey to you is that your successful performance in our Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program is of paramount importance to us. If you decide to join us, you will have the unique opportunity to enter the first portal into professional school, where you will work closely with the medical school faculty and students as we prepare you to enter a profession devoted to life-long learning and life-long service to others.
Our Program is committed to enrolling students who exemplify and embody the passion, commitment and integrity to meet the highest standards in academic scholarship and professionalism. The students who enroll in our program represent the diversity of society; they are recent college graduates and career changers, and they come from a wide variety of cultural, socioeconomic, and geographic backgrounds. They have also demonstrated a genuine desire and dedication to help those in need.
Your postbaccalaureate academic year will be filled with incomparable opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our program will provide you with all the essential tools to prepare you for success academically and professionally through early exposure to our clinical faculty at Temple University Hospital, the outstanding science curriculum taught by our medical school faculty, and by your early integration into the fabric of TUSM.
The Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program faculty, administration, leadership and alumni are invested in the success of our postbaccalaureate students, You have chosen Temple, and we are committed to you and your success as part of the Temple family.
Grace Hershman, MEd
Temple University School of Medicine Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program