Premed Journey: Discovering your Passions
Check out the AAMC's Premed Navigator, Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), Aspiring Docs, Inspiring Stories and more to familiarize yourself with the medical field and premed journey.
Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
The resources in this online toolkit may be useful for students, medical school professionals, and families of students who seek to support, guide, and advocate for first-generation students as they navigate through medical training.
First-generation college graduates, and others who come from backgrounds with limited exposure to medicine, may also have unique needs and face challenges that are not always readily recognized by their schools. Learn more about how advisors can provide support.
Use the FAQ to better prepare your SHPEP applicants for a successful application process.
Learn about the SHPEP and what you need to be eligible to apply.
Find a prehealth advisor through The National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP). They are here to help premeds on their applying to medical school journey with valuable guidance, resources, and networking opportunities.
Do you like challenges and learning? Are interested in science and how the body works? Do you care deeply about people, their problems and their pain?
Explore all of your medical career options to see what could be a good fit.
Find resources and information on preparing for medical school, making the most of your summers, working with mentors, and more.
Learn the basics about the requirements and a general timeline for getting into medical school.
Medical students share their experiences and give advice to pre-medical students.
This calendar provides dates and important deadlines for all the AAMC Premed Services. Click on any item to get more information or add an event to your own calendar! View the instructional pages to subscribe to a specific calendar for immediate updates.