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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

Apr
19
2024

NYU Dentistry Open House

All Day
Open House is a one-of-a-kind event designed for prospective applicants to explore campus and start envisioning themselv...
Apr
21
2024

2024 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fair 

3:00 PM
The 2024 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fair (#GDVF24) is designed to help you explore and discover which schools are the best ma...
Apr
23
2024

Feinberg School of Medicine MD Admissions Webinar

6:00 PM
Feinberg’s Office of MD Admissions is hosting an open information session on Tuesday April 23rd, 2024 from 6-7 pm CT. We...
Apr
24
2024

Fulbright Information Session

9:00 AM Kresge Hall, 1880 Campus Drive
Fulbright English Teaching Assistants strengthen English-language instruction in over eighty-five countries world-wide. ...
May
2
2024

Georgetown University School of Medicine Information Session 

11:00 AM
Traditional Information Sessions consist of an in-depth presentation (30-40 min) by an Admissions staff member about all...
May
4
2024

Delaware Department of Physical Therapy (UDPT) Hybrid Open House

All Day
Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about the Doctor of Physical Therapy program from our faculty and curre...