Pre-Health Program

Compassion. Curiosity. Dedication. These values have driven generations of researchers, doctors, pharmacists, dentists, vets, therapists and other healthcare professionals to choose Willamette as the place where they begin diverse careers in health and medicine.

Here, students have unmatched opportunities to work on undergraduate research with leading scholars and teachers who are committed to undergraduate education. As part of Willamette’s liberal arts curriculum, students develop communication skills, cultural competencies and the broad perspective needed to be effective practitioners.

Whether seeking to treat the sick and injured directly or to advance medical science through research, participants in Willamette’s Pre-Health program complete prerequisite courses, gain practical experience, and access to advising and support resources that successfully prepare them for their chosen health field.

Upcoming Events

Save the Date! Spring events


Thursday, March 12 -- IHI Speaker: Kiara Mina '17, medical student at WesternU-COMP; time and location TBA

Thursday, February 20-- IHI Speakers: Dr. Karla Wottge and Nurse Practitioner Susan Robbins, Bishop Health Center; time and location TBA

Thursday, February 27--IHI Speaker: Ellie Cook '19, acceptance to medical school at PNWU; time and location TBA

Info Sessions

Spring 2020 Info Sessions

Wednesday March 18: Choosing a Health Professions program, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Ford 302 (with Monique Bourque)

Wednesday, April 8: Gap Year Programs and Possibilities for the Health Professions, 4:00-5:00 p.m., location TBA (with Monique Bourque)

Wednesday, April 22 --Writing personal statements for health professions programs,  4:00-5:00 p.m., location TBD (with Monique Bourque)


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