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The FIU HWCOM Doctor's of Tomorrow Program

06/01/2014 08:00 AM

The Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (FIU HWCOM) Office of Student Affairs invites you to apply to the Doctors of Tomorrow (DOT) Program. This is an intensive 5-day residential premedical program for highly motivated college students who are Florida Residents. Students will live in on-campus housing from Sunday afternoon through Friday evening, and all costs for housing, food and materials, etc. are paid by FIU.

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Office Location: MMC, DM 331A
Phone: (305)-348-0515

Send mail to:
FIU Office of Pre-Health Advising
11200 S.W. 8th Street, ECS 450
Miami, FL 33199

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