Pre-Matriculation Enrichment Program

Fifteen incoming first-year medical students will be selected to participate in a six-week preparatory program which introduces three basic science courses taught during the first year of medical school. The program is designed to help students adjust to the discipline and environment of medical school with greater ease and competency.


  • Physiology
  • Anatomy Lecture
  • Anatomy Lab
  • Biochemistry
  • Study Skills
  • Emergency Room and Operating Room Observation


  • Physicians and Basic Science Faculty
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Program Director


The Pre-Matriculation Enrichment Program (PEP) is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- Shreveport.  The PEP is a six-week preparatory program that introduces students to three basic science courses (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) which are taught in the first or second year of medical school. In addition, students will be exposed to the Emergency and Operating Rooms and Study Skills. The program is schedule to run from June 4, 2018 – July 13, 2018. 


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