Outside the Classroom

Your interest in medicine will develop through clinical exposure and service-oriented work. Your growth is directly linked to the quality of these experiences. They can strengthen your application to medical, veterinary, dental, and other health professions schools.

Health professions schools look for these elements as evidence that you understand patients need well-rounded and thoughtful clinicians.

Explore the pages below to learn more about clinical experience and service work:

Gaining Clinical Experience

Non-Clinical Service Work

Experience During Your Gap Year(s)

Find Clinical and Service Opportunities