Albert E. Dotson Sr. Premedical Program

The Albert E. Dotson Sr. Premedical Program offers a unique opportunity to support and challenge undergraduate students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attributes needed to effectively achieve in school and to enroll for success in medicine. Through this program, we provide additional resources and support to underrepresented applicants which will aid them in meeting all the basic entrance requirements and/or possibly exceed the minimum qualifications.

Program Highlights

The DOTSON Program includes activities that span the following areas: academic enrichment, learning skills development, clinical medicine, communication skills, counseling, career development, and character building. The focus of the program is to help participants not only become better undergraduate students but also become more competitive applicants to medical school.


Communication Skills

  • Mock Interviews
  • Personal Statement
  • Public Speaking

Learning Skills

  • Learning Strategies
  • MCAT Preparation
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Time Management


Counseling and Mentoring

  • Admissions Process
  • Financial Aid
  • Mentoring by Physician
  • Mentoring by Medical Students

Professional and Career Development

  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Work-Life Balance

Applications are now closed