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Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.)

Peggy Cormeny, Coordinator
1900 W. Monroe
Springfield, Illinois 62704

P4 Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program

August 2, 2017

Do you know a Springfield-area high school or junior high student who dreams of becoming a doctor? The Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program, or P4, gives young people a head start into medical careers and provides them with early mentors within the Springfield medical community.

  • Lead by SIU physicians and scientific research faculty, medical students and District 186 educators

  • after-school sessions

  • open to all high school students from Springfield schools

 Participating students are chosen through a competitive process by a committee that includes SIU and District partners, as well as community representatives. Applications must reflect superior academic performance and attendance, a high level of motivation and sincere interest in becoming a physician. The committee also gives consideration to students with a disadvantaged socioeconomic background or the potential to become a first-generation college graduate.