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.


UW Interdisciplinary Journal of Narrative Medicine: Writing and art in times of COVID-19

Capillaries is a student-run project at the University of Washington. Since February 2018, their mission has been to provide the UW community (students, staff, and faculty) with the opportunity to reflect on experiences with medicine, healing, illness, and/or grief through prose, poetry,...

MCAT Testing Update

The AAMC is actively monitoring the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and following guidance from national and local health authorities. Due to the evolving health and safety threats, they have canceled the April 24 and 25 MCAT administrations globally. To make...

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PHARMACY 301 – SPRING 2020 MEDICATIONS AND HEALTH: IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT DRUGS A science, health and wellness course designed to help you answer these and many other questions. DO YOU EVER WONDER… • How drugs and vaccines work? •...

Faculty & Staff

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


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