How Do I Get Into Med School?
The University of Florida has a dedicated team to help guide interested students towards their chosen careers. The UF pre-health advisement team is available to partner with 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
An AAMC website packed with inspiration, tools, tips, resources, and first person accounts of differing paths to medicine
AAMC| AMCAS Home Page
Where you begin the formal application process