Female mentor and male graduate in convocation gown.

Jamal Depradine went from being a teen in Scarborough to a member of the Faculty of Medicine’s 1T6 graduating class. In 2004, he enrolled in the Summer Mentorship Program (SMP). The SMP, administered by the Office of Health Professions Student Affairs (OHPSA), gives high school students of Black and Indigenous ancestry the opportunity to explore the health sciences at U of T.