• PHSRC Operating Remotely

    The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is operating remotely during this time. We're meeting with students via Zoom and phone, taking email questions, and exploring new ways to help students learn about health career options and prepare for application to a health professional program through virtual events.

    We are happy to continue supporting students, advisors, staff, parents, and more. Not sure where to start? Send us an email at phsrc@umn.edu

    Please read more about how we're operating and the best way to reach us. 

  • Health Profession Pathways Initiative

    In Fall 2018, the Pre-Health Student Resource Center began a new and important chapter in our work, leading the Health Professions Pathways Initiative. 

    Learn more about the goals of the Health Profession Pathways Initiative, and how we're working across the UMN system to drive change. 

  • Get Organized with an Action Plan

    There are many components to a strong application to a health professional program - prerequisite courses, volunteering, research, community service, etc.

    Use our online Action Plans to help get organized when building your application portfolio! Students can complete a customized plan, then schedule an appointment with a PHSRC Career Counselor to review their portfolio and get coached on next steps. Health Program Action Plans are available for a variety of health career interests. 

    Access Action Plans

  • For High School Students: Code U

    This interactive online workshop and accompanying planning guide will help high school students think through the process of planning for college, learn how to choose a college, and how best to prepare for a health career. Code U is available at no cost to high school students everywhere. 

    Learn more and access Code U

  • Learn about the Pre-Health Student Resource Center

    The Pre-Health Student Resource Center at the University of Minnesota helps you prepare for medical school or other health professional program! Explore the website to find a wealth of resources for students on their journey to a health professional program.

    Learn more about what the PHSRC offers

  • Pre-Health Global Seminars

    The Global Future Physician course travels to India during the winter break to learn about medicine in a rapidly-developing economy.

    Global Health in Thailand students travel to Chiang Mai, Thailand and look at the relationship between human health and animal health.

    Learn more about these global seminars

For updates from the Pre-Health Student Resource Center related to our courses, appointments, drop-in hours, and events during this time, visit this page.

For the latest on the University's response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the Safe Campus website.

The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is here to help you prepare for a health professional program, wherever you might be in the process. We support students all along your journey to a health career - from exploring health career options, developing an authentic and competitive portfolio of experiences, and preparing your application to a health professional program.

Use the Pre-Health Student Resource Center as you get ready to apply to a health program or medical school. Access our online workshops, meet with a counselor, fill out a personalized action plan, pick up health program materials, take a thought-provoking course - our resources are here to help you find your fit in a health career, and become a strong applicant.

Email Us

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During this time, the PHSRC and most of the University of Minnesota is operating remotely. We aren't open for in-person drop-in hours, but we welcome your questions via email! Reach out to us at phsrc@umn.edu

Online Workshops

Students on laptop computersOur online workshops are packed with advice and short exercises to help you prepare for your future health career. 

Virtual Drop Ins

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This summer, the PHSRC will be hosting Virtual Drop In Sessions for UMN pre-health students. Feel free to pop into the Zoom Room anytime during any of the two-hour sessions to ask questions and chat with PHSRC staff. 

Action Plans

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Get organized! Keep a record of all application related experiences, and submit it to meet with a career counselor. Action Plans available for a wide range of health careers. 

Pre-Health Newsletter

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The PHSRC sends out a monthly newsletter with helpful and timely information for pre-health students. If you're interested in getting on the distribution list, sign up here! 


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Our credit courses are designed to help you think, reflect, be a better applicant, and become a well-rounded health professional. Find the right course for you!