Get Organized with an Action Plan
There are many components to a strong application to a health professional program - prerequsities, 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.
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.
Student Spotlight: Nicholas Cook-Rostie
Enjoy this inspiring story about Nicholas Cook-Rostie, a current first-year student in the University of Minnesota Medical School, and his experience on our Global Health in Thailand: Humans, Elephants, and Disease global seminar, and his unconventional journey to medical school. Nic also took part in our Global Future Physician trip to India over Winter Break 16-17.
Health Careers Fair 2018
Planning is underway for the annual Health Careers Fair, which will take place on Wednesday, October 10 from 12:00 - 3:00pm in the Great Hall in Coffman Memorial Union.
The Health Careers Fair is a great way to explore a wide variety of health degree programs from the UMN (undergrad, grad, professional), and learn about ways to develop a strong portfolio of experiences like pre-health student groups and community volunteer organizations. Mark your calendars for this once-a-year event!
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.
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.
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.
Our online workshops are packed with advice and short exercises to help you prepare for your future health career.
Get organized! Keep a record of all application related experiences, and submit it to meet with a career counselor. Health Program Action Plans available for a wide range of health careers.
Our credit courses are designed to help you think, reflect, be a better applicant, and ultimately, be a well-rounded health professional.
The annual Health Careers Fair took place on October 5, 2017. We had almost 800 students come through to explore and network with UMN health degree programs, pre-health student groups, and community organizations.