Pre-Med Student Opportunities

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If you’re considering a career in medicine, it’s never too early to start planning. Along with your coursework, the real-world experiences you gain as a high school student and undergraduate are heavily considered as part of your medical school application.

This roundup of resources will help you prepare and improve your admission prospects.

Each year, hundreds of prospective medical students attend our info sessions and other activities designed to showcase life at the Medical School. The Office of Admissions also travels to local and national recruitment events.

Expand your library with these must-reads on the topics of medicine, medical education, and health care reform.

Programs and groups

Future Docs prepares students from underrepresented Minnesota communities for admission to medical school.

This SNMA program supports minority pre-medical students by building relationships with current students.

MAPS is an undergraduate student organization that serves minority pre-medical students through informational programs, networking, and volunteering.

The AAMC strengthens the world’s medical care by supporting the spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by its member institutions.

AAMC Resources for Pre-Medical Students

The AAMC Aspiring Docs program offers inspiration, information, and the support you need to explore whether or not a career in medicine is right for you.

Offices and centers

The mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity is to create a welcoming environment for minority and underrepresented medical students.

This center at the Medical School aims to positively impact American Indian and Alaska native health through education, research, and outreach.

The Health Careers Center provides career exploration resources for prospective or current University of Minnesota students interested in medicine and other health fields.