Della Keats/U–DOC
Summer Enrichment Program
The UAA Della Keats/U‐DOC Summer Enrichment Program is a six‐week intensive summer program for disadvantaged Alaskan high school students who are interested in careers in medicine and other health‐care careers.  
 For more information about this program, call the Alaska WWAMI Office:
Dr. Ian van Tets, Della Keats/U‐DOC Program Director
▪ (907) 786‐4705 
Rene Contreras, Ed.D ▪ (907) 786‐1019 ▪

NIH NIDDK Short‐Term Education
Program for Underrepresented
Persons (STEP‐UP)
STEP‐UP was created to encourage students
from underrepresented ethnic minority
backgrounds to enter careers in medicine and
biomedical researchApply on‐line at
For more information, contact:
Ms. Kae Pusic E‐mail:
Program Coordinator PH: (808) 692‐1627
STEP‐UP High School Program FAX: (808) 692‐1979
Dept. of Tropical Medicine
Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo Street, BSB 320
Honolulu, HI 96813
Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program 
Programs aimed  at creating empowerment and excitement around careers in engineering and science.
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program 
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation.
Rural Alaska Honors Institute
 The Rural Alaska Honors Institute is a bridging program that assists students in Rural Alaska in making the academic and social transition between high school and college.RAHI is for college-bound students who are willing to work hard and who are dedicated to excellence.
Student employment opportunities with the National Weather Service.
STEP Announcement.