Peer Education Mentor Program
The Peer Educator Program
The Peer Educator Program is an opportunity for graduate students enrolled in the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) health sciences colleges,to serve as positive role models and supplemental instructors for participants in the UIC-HPN programs. The goal of this program is to assist UIC-HPN participants in meeting their educational goals through meaningful peer interactions resulting in the improvement of their motivation and academic performance. Peer educators will participate in an orientation to acclimate themselves to the fundamentals of peer educator relationships and to develop effective facilitation skills.They will work with participants in our GRE/MCAT/DAT Prep Program, as well as with our Health Professions Navigator Scholars.
To be a Peer Educator, students must be currently enrolled in a graduate or professional program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
For additional information please contact the Health Professions Navigator Program at 312-996-5511.