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.
First-Gen Pre-Health Workshop Series
The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is excited to announce a new workshop series for the 2019-2020 academic year. The First-Gen Pre-Health Workshop Series is designed specifically for first-gen students who are interested in health professions.
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 2019
It's that time of year again! The Health Careers Fair is coming up on Tuesday, October 15 from 12:00 - 3:00pm in the Great Hall at Coffman Union.
Drop in and network with admissions staff from UMN health degree programs, other UMN departments that support student success, pre-health student groups, and community orgainzations.
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 become a well-rounded health professional.
The annual Health Careers Fair takes place every fall. We have over 600 students come through each year to explore and network with UMN health degree programs, pre-health student groups, and community organizations.