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.


Medical Laboratory Science online info session 12/10

Want to pursue a career in medicine, but aren’t sure which one to choose? Interested in pursuing a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the University of Washington? Plan to participate in this online MLS Program informational webinar! MLS...

Rivkin Edu Campus Ambassador

As a Rivkin Edu (formally CanCan) Campus Ambassador, you will network at the University of Washington to help facilitate life-saving education programs that empower and educate women in their health.  Primary responsibilities will include organizing and coordinating Rivkin Edu Parties...

SHPEP application webinars

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) offers an educational opportunity for first- and second-year college students interested in exploring a career in the health professions. This is a free 6-week summer enrichment program for students from underrepresented and/or socioeconomically...

Faculty & Staff

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


Contact Us

Fill out this form or email us at