Gaining acceptance to health professions programs requires a huge commitment from the student. Students must not only have a strong academic record, but also have the meaningful extracurricular activities that develop the core competencies needed to be successful. This presentation will discuss the pathway leading to a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and veterinary medicine as well as the components of the respective applications. Topics covered in the workshop will include required coursework, testing and extracurricular activities. Special attention will be given to campus series that support these activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters.
- Understand the pathway to become a healthcare professional
- Be introduced to the AAMC Core Competencies
- Describe how to develop and demonstrate these Core Competencies
- Understand the basic requirements for your intended health profession