Many healthcare graduate programs require various types of experiential learning. If you are a pre-health student, check out these healthcare-specific resources.
UConn Pre-Med/Pre-Dental Advising Center
The Pre-Med/Pre-Dental Advising Center provides resources and advising to UConn students and alumni interested in pursuing professional careers as doctors of medicine and dental medicine, or as physician assistants.
Pre-Med/Pre-Dental Advising Center Shadowing Guide
This guide provides tips and resources on how to find a medical professional to shadow.
Shadowing a Doctor – AAMC
This FAQ from the American Association of Medical Colleges answers a lot of common questions about how to shadow a doctor.
HEAL Clinical Education Network
This organization offers free weekly virtual shadowing sessions via Zoom, seminar courses, and homework assignments that students can complete for a certificate of completion. Content is geared towards medical school, PA school, and nursing school.
This organization, created by pre-health students for pre-health students, offers live and recorded shadowing opportunities.
Medical School HQ eShadowing
This eShadowing opportunity hosts weekly pre-med and pre-PA virtual shadowing session for free. After each session, students can take a quiz and get a certificate to prove their participation.
InGenius Prep Blog
This blog, focused on medical school admissions, has great advice and resources about how to gain experiential learning opportunities as a pre-med student.
Pathways to Healthcare
Learn from alumni who work in the field of healthcare and did not attend medical school how they chose their careers and pursued them.