Pre-Health at the UW

We are excited to be your advising resource and partner as you explore, plan your academic coursework, reflect on your health care experiences, and go through the application process. This site will connect you to the resources and information you need to successfully navigate what it means to be pre-health.

Pre-health at the UW

Understand what "pre-health" means at the University of Washington Seattle, how to access advisers and how to get started.



Learn about different health careers and involvement opportunities that can keep you on track to apply for health care professions.



Start to narrow down your area of interests and make yourself a strong candidate.



Identify the strengths and possible areas of improvement in your application to health professional schools.


Health Care Alternative Spring Break info sessions

Come to learn more about Healthcare Alternative Spring Break and how you can shadow healthcare professionals in rural and underserved communities in Washington. They will have information about their program and tips for applying. UPCOMING SESSIONS: THUR, Nov 14th, 5:30pm,...

Seattle ERIC Research Volunteer Opportunity

Interested in helping to enhance the health and healthcare of our United States Veterans? Looking for a meaningful and collaborative experience by working with multi-site cooperative research studies to produce innovative and effective solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems?...

NIH research opportunity

The Mood, Brain and Development Unit (MBDU) at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is recruiting applicants for a two-year, paid Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellowship with employment beginning in June 2020. MBDU conducts research using...

Faculty & Staff

Here are some helpful resources that can guide you and your work with students interested in pre-health.


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