GW Pre-Health Students

Browse the opportunities and resources below to help you get started on your path to your graduate education for a healthcare profession!

Pre-Healthcare Profession Students Checklist

Step 1:

Sign up for GW's pre-health email groups if you haven't already:

  1. GW Health Professions Advising Pre-Health Listserv
  2. GW Center for Career Services Health Professions Newsletter
  3. GW SMHS Office of Diversity & Inclusion Pre-Health Network for resources and events geared toward GW undergraduate and graduate students with identities historically underrepresented in medicine (URM) who are interested in the healthcare professions

Step 2:

Check the GW Health Professions Advising's primer on the required courses for your career(s) of interest.

Step 3:

Attend a Pre-Health Info Session so that you are eligible to meet with a GW Pre-Health Academic Advisor. Once completed, sign up for a one-on-one appointment with a Pre-Health Advisor. For first-year students, wait for an appointment until your second semester.

Step 4:

Get connected with the GW Center for Career Services for Industry Career Coaching with Nicole Mintz. Refine your resume and interview skills so that you can successfully navigate the job/internship landscape--which will help your graduate school applications.

Step 5:

Get connected with at least one organization, program, or conference for mentoring, support, and community. Below are opportunities for pre-health students, particularly those who identify as URM.



URM Pre-Medical Students

In addition to the steps above, we recommend you: