Health Professions Web Resources


Allopathic
Medicine
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)
Information about U. S. Allopathic Medical Schools
Medical Scientist Training Programs (MSTP) MD/PHD
  Information about MD/PHD Training and Careers in Medical Research
   

Osteopathic Medicine

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)
 

Osteopathic Medical College Information Booklet for the 2017 Entering Class

Visit this link to download (or to purchase) this booklet, which includes a brief description of each of the osteopathic medical colleges, admissions criteria, minimum entrance requirements, supplementary application materials required, class size or enrollment, application deadlines, and tuition. Also includes information about choosing a career in osteopathic medicine.

   

Summer Research and Internship Programs

AAMC Summer Program Database

A database resource to help undergraduates locate enrichment programs on medical school campuses.

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
SHPEP is a free, six-week summer enrichment program that offers eligible students intensive exposure to resources to explore and to prepare for health professions schools. Formerly known as SMDEP, the program expanded beyond medicine and dentistry to inclue a broader range of health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limted to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage. 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates from the National Science Foundation Database for program sites throughout the United States

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.

Directory of Summer Programs (from the Syracuse University web site)
Science Student Internship Database (from the Rochester Institute of Technology site) Comprehensive directory of summer internships in medicine, basic research, biotechnology, etc.
 

Summer Opportunities (courtesy of Swarthmore Health Sciences Office)  Compilation of links to summer programs including ones focused on research, clinical, public health, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, or international opportunities, as well as programs for disadvantaged or underrepresented minority students.

  Explore Health Careers - Search the Career Explorer tab to find Health Care Career Enrichment Opportunities
   
Dentistry

American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

  Dental School Application Service - ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (ADEA AADSAS)
 

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
SHPEP is a free, six-week summer enrichment program that offers eligible students intensive exposure to resources to explore and to prepare for health professions schools. Formerly known as SMDEP, the program expanded beyond medicine and dentistry to inclue a broader range of health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limted to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage. 

  American Dental Association (ADA)
  Dental Admissions Testing (DAT) registration and information
  List of U. S. and Canadian Dental Schools
   
Veterinary
Medicine

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)

Pre-vet Resources of the AAVMC
Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)
  List of U.S. and Canadian Veterinary Medical Colleges
 

Sign up for Pathways (The pre-veterinary student newsletter of the AAVMC)

   
Public Health
American Public Health Association (APHA)
  SOPHAS - Centralized Application for Applying to Schools of Public Health
  Explore the field of public health - Sponsored by the APHA