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Pre-Medical Track at Hope College
*** The info below is for Hope students graduating in 2014 -2015 ****
Do I need to shadow or know the medical profession?
Medical school admission committees want to see that a student has learned about the medical profession through first-hand, health care related experiences. These experience can be volunteer or work in a hospital, health clinic or nursing home. It should also include extensive physician shadowing in many specialities both primary care and sub specialities.
What about community service and extra-curriculars?
Medical school admission committees also look at a student's experiences for evidence that the student is committed to serving and helping others. They also expect that a student is able to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
How do I learn more about US Medical Schools?
Two types of medical education exist in the US. One is allopathic (MD) and the other is osteopathic (DO). To learn more about both, please click on links below.
Allopathic Medicine (M.D.)
State of Michigan Allopathic Medical Schools
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
State of Michigan Osteopathic Medical School
Where do I learn more about the Medical Profession?
For current Hope students, advising or questions related to the pre-medical track at Hope College, please contact Professor T. Prokopow.