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Pre-Health

Through active-learning classes, hands-on research and volunteer opportunities, many CBS graduates are well prepared to go on to programs in a variety of health-related fields. In pursuit of these advanced degrees, you can take advantage of our pre-health opportunities and resources on campus to prepare for your future in healthcare. 

Pre-Health Transfer Student Application Prep Workshops

Transfer students interested in pre-health are encouraged connect with the Pre-Health Student Resource Center during two workshops. 

Transfer students will work with PHSRC counselors to:

  • Review our action plan tool and how to use it to get organized.
  • Talk about short term and longer term goals for their application portfolio. 
  • Review strategies to get connected to valuable experiences.

Where: 2-565 Moos Tower

CBS Pre-Health Opportunities Fair

Connect with representatives from multiple local and on-campus organizations to explore opportunities and programs related to becoming a competitive applicant for health professional school. Explore opportunities for volunteering, clinical experiences, internships, research, study abroad trips, and gap year opportunities.This is an open house event, open to all CBS students. Hosted by CBS Career Services in collaboration with Nature of Life. 

2019 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

CBS is excited to announce that we are hosting the third annual 2019 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair on Friday, September 13, 2019! The purpose of this fair is bring together high quality master and Ph.D.

University of Minnesota Medical School - SNMA Mentorship Program

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Mentorship Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year! As an organization, one of SNMA's goals is to support students as they pursue their medical education. The mentorship program pairs current medical students with pre-medical students to offer support and advice throughout the medical school application process.

Register Now: Podiatric Medicine Virtual Fair

The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine would like to invite you to register for the Virtual Podiatric Medical School Fair on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 10 to 5 p.m..  This is a free event for advisors and college students who are interested in exploring careers in medicine.  We'll be talking about what podiatric physicians do - from surgery to wound care to sports medicine, podiatric physicians provide a wide range of care for their patients.  Representative from each of the nine U.S.

Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Pre-Med Forum

Coming up on February 2, 2019, the Student National Medical Association chapter of the University of Minnesota Medical School will be hosting a whole day of immersion for students interested in medicine. This event is geared towards pre-medical students wishing to gain valuable information about applying to medical school, medical curriculum, and interesting aspects in the medical field through our speakers and unique workshops. Students from underrepresented groups and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

CBS Medical School Application Bootcamp

CBS students applying to medical school programs during the summer of 2019 are invited to attend this application workshop on Friday, May 17! This interactive workshop will include an overview of the medical school admissions process, a presentation about the holistic review process from the U of M Medical School, an opportunity for a mock interview practice in traditional and MMI styles, and other activities related to preparing a competitive application for medical school.

CBS Chemistry for the Life Sciences Health Professional School Application Workshop

CBS students who completed the Chemistry for the Life Sciences sequence and are planning to apply to health professional school are invited to attend this application workshop to learn about how to most effectively communicate their unique coursework to health professional schools when applying. At this workshop, you’ll receive an overview of communication outreach to health professional schools about CBS’s unique chemistry curriculum, the response received from different health professional schools, and how you are encouraged to identify your coursework on your applications.

CBS Health Professions Gap Year Panel and Networking

Are you interested in taking some time off prior to applying or starting health professional school, or are you uncertain on whether you are competitive enough to get into health professional school immediately after graduation? Attend this gap year panel to ask questions to recent alumni who have completed or are currently in a gap year before health professional school.