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Health Professions Advising

Your future in the health professions begins here.

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Welcome to Health Professions Advising! We are excited to work with you!

Health Professions Advising aims to advise, engage, connect, and prepare all undergraduate students and undergraduate alumni to pursue careers in the health professions.

Pre-Health Resources

Welcome to Health Professions Advising at Northwestern University. Use resources on this site to explore health professions pathways, find ways to engage with the healthcare community, and take the steps to apply to programs.

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Career Pathways

Explore different careers in healthcare. Learn about the need for healthcare professionals as well as the possible paths within the field of healthcare.

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Hands-On Experiences

Browse hands-on experiences, from shadowing programs to volunteer opportunities. Also, find ways to engage with other pre-health students by getting involved with Northwestern pre-health student groups.

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Pre-Health Tracks

Find information, from course requirements to admission factors, on how to apply to different pre-health tracks. Start creating your own personal pathway.

Explore Tracks
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Health Professions and Diversity and Inclusion

Read frequently asked questions or learn about outside resources created to support identity groups. Our office is here to support our diverse group of students and alumni.

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Connect

Not sure where to start? Get in touch. We're here to help.

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We help students discover their unique academic goals, personal talents, and health career aspirations. Reach out today.

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News

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo

Medical School Virtual Expo

December 7, 2022

Meet with colleges of osteopathic medicine nationwide to learn about becoming a physician. Hosted by AACOM in partnership with Pre-SOMA.

Events

Mar
1
2024

Recognizing War and Militarism as Threats to Global Population Health

12:30 PM
Recent events have reminded us that the violence of war causes significant damage to affected populations, through both ...
Mar
8
2024

Master of Science in Respiratory Care Information Sessions

5:30 PM
Learn about the profession, program, curriculum, career outlook, admission requirements, scholarships, and financial aid...
Mar
9
2024

2024 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event.

All Day
The 2024 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event is a FREE, in-person event that offers individuals interested in dentistry the ...
Mar
13
2024

Building a Competitive Medical School Application

7:00 PM
This online event will include a diverse panel of medical professionals and admissions experts sharing their expertise a...
Mar
21
2024

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition Information Sessions

12:00 PM
We host on-campus and online information sessions where you can learn more about specific programs
Apr
12
2024

2024 World Pre-Health Conference

All Day
The World Pre-Health Conference atHarvard University is an educationalhybrid conference for pre-healthstudents at high s...