Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

INMED Reimagine Indians into Medicine (RISE) Summer Academy

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Northwest Native American Center of Excellence, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane
Apr 7, 2023

WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Office of Admissions, Student Affairs, and Inclusion

WSU Health Sciences Spokane Native American Health Sciences


The INMED Reimagine Indians into Medicine (RISE) Summer Academy is a 6-week program for American Indian Alaskan Native students to prepare for the medical school application process.

Activities will include:

  • Medical school admissions and application instruction
  • Supplemental basic science refresher
  • Cultural engagement and community building
  • Medical student mentors
  • Intensive MCAT prep

The program will take place between June 4 and July 7, 2023, with a combination of in-person and virtual sessions.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Have a non-competitive MCAT score or plan to take the MCAT within 1-6 months of the academy end date
  • Plan to apply to medical school within the next 2 years
  • Can provide transcripts for all college coursework taken
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

There is no cost to participate. Travel to/from the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane and room and board during in-person days of the program are provided.

Application process

Links to the program flyer and the online application are available on the program website.

Applicant webinar
(Registration required)
March 3, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Pacific

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Physicians

Organizations (1)

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.