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Health Professions Advising

Your future in the health professions begins here.

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Health Professions Advising will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday starting at 5pm CT on Wednesday, Nov. 24th. We will re-open on Monday, Nov. 29th. 

Health Professions Advising is currently operating on a hybrid in-person and remote schedule. For pre-health specific updates related to COVID-19, check the COVID-19 FAQs for pre-health students page. For campus-wide updates, visit the COVID-19 and Campus Updates website.

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.

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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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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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Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo

Medical School Virtual Expo

December 8, 2021

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

Events

MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Program Informational Webi...

December 2, 11:00 AM
The Center for Animals and Public Policy at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts invites you to this upcoming...