• Pre-Health LEAD

    The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is excited to annouce a new program for pre-health students that identify with one of the following demographics:

    • comes from a racial or ethnic population that is underrepresented in the health professions
    • comes from a rural community
    • is a first-generation college student

    The Pre-Health LEAD (Leaders Engaging and Developing) is a 10-month cohort based leadership development program that will run from Feb to Nov, 2020. 

    Learn more about the program and how to apply

  • 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.

    See the workshop schedule, and sign up to get more information. 

  • 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. 

    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

  • 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.

    Read Nic's story in the UMN Medical School's Medical Bulletin

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.

Visit Us

Health Careers CenterHave a question? Need answers?  Our friendly staff is here to help in Moos 2-565. Stop by Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Information Sessions

Students in an information sessionLearn more about specific programs through information sessions offered throughout the year with a representative from each program.

Online Workshops

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

Health Program Action Plans

student looking at computer

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. 


Students in class Our credit courses are designed to help you think, reflect, be a better applicant, and become a well-rounded health professional.

Health Careers Fair

Health Careers Fair from above

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.