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Health Exploration Scholars – HES

Undergraduate Pre-Heatlh Programming

The UHP Health Exploration Scholars (HES), is an extension of the recently completed UHP Navigator Program grant. The Navigator Program ended in August of 2019, at which time the HES program was started.

The HES is intended to be a professional development program for UIC students with the intent of pursuing a career in the health professions. This program is structured to expose participants to their fellow students, members of the health science faculty, and staff. sciences. All UHP units play an active role in the HES program schedule to ensure that students receive the best benefit possible.

The program's objective is to develop strong competitive candidates for the UIC Health Sciences Colleges. The program is open to all upper-class undergraduates(sophomores- seniors), with a pre-health focus or former UHP Navigator participants.  For more information or to join, please contact Francisco Pina, vias email at or call (312)996-7727.