About Us

Photograph of Adele Savage

Adele Savage: As coordinator of the UCSD Health Professions Mentor Program, it is my challenge and pleasure to make sure that the program runs smoothly. The mentor program began in 1996 and underwent a major change in 2016, its twentieth year.

It is my goal to see that as many UCSD students as possible have the chance to be exposed to a respected member of the health profession of their choice for the opportunity to get advice from a knowledgeable professional and possibly catch a glimpse of their future in the field. Our mentors are generous, dedicated and committed to their mentees. Our students are some of the best people on campus—bright, enthusiastic and altruistic. I am gratified by the opportunity to bring mentors and mentees together, to help develop the health professionals of the future. Please contact me at asavage@ucsd.edu if you have any questions about the Health Professions Mentor Program.

HPMP Assistants are members of the HMP3 Student Board who help to recruit new mentors, assist with the logistics of the mentor match and co-host the Health Professions Symposium in the spring.