How Do I Get Into Med School?
The University of Florida has a dedicated team of staff members to help guide interested students towards their academic tracks. Our pre-health advisement team is available to instruct you on the best way to reach those goals.
- Gaining Healthcare Experience
For those in Gainesville, here is a link to Shands’ site listing available volunteer opportunities
- Gaining Volunteer/Community Service Experience
A link to local volunteer activities. For those not in Gainesville, an internet search within your city should find similar sites
- Building a Portfolio
Advice on documenting all of your health-related activities, community service, and shadowing experiences
- Finding a research opportunity
This link provides a search function to identify UF faculty and their research interests. For non-UF students, please consult your institution.
- Attend a Pre-Health Workshop
- Pre-Health FAQ
All other questions pertaining to what you must do before applying
- AAMC Application Page
Where you begin the formal application process