Successful Training and Educating Pre-Medical Students I (STEPS I)

Successful Training in Educating Pre-medical Students I (STEPS I) is targeted at upcoming college sophomores in or from the NE AHEC region who are planning to attend medical school. This unique program is a 2 part program that provides college students the opportunity to receive specialized job shadowing, networking, community service and some MCAT preparation and tutoring. The program will run June 2017-May 2018.


Students must:
  • Attending college within our 17-county region OR permanent address in the NE AHEC’s service that is attending college elsewhere.
  • Be a upcoming sophomore pursuing an MD or DO degree
  • 3.25 GPA

To Apply

  • Fill out the STEPS I application, which includes a 500 word essay, and submit it before 4:30 p.m. on March 31, 2017. 
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation from your college faculty. These MUST be mailed directly from the faculty members to the below address. 
  • Mail in an official college transcript to the below address. 

Lainey Mattox
Northeast AHEC
316 W. 2nd St. Suite 203
Morehead, KY 40351

If all requirements are met, students will automatically be accepted into the STEPS II program during their junior year. 

If you'd like more information or have questions, contact Lainey Mattox by email or phone at 606.783.6977.