Along with coursework, the real-world experiences gained as a high school student and undergraduate are heavily considered as part of a Medical School application.
These resources will help students prepare and improve their admission prospects.
Programs & Groups
Student National Medical Association Mentor Program (SNMA)
The SNMA Mentor Program supports minority pre-medical students by building relationships with current students.
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS)
MAPS is an undergraduate student organization that serves minority pre-medical students through informational programs, networking, and volunteering.
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
AAMC Aspiring Docs
The AAMC Aspiring Docs program offers inspiration, information, and the support to future students.
Cancer Disparities Summer Internship
The nine-week Cancer Disparities Summer Internship is designed to give undergraduate students from Minnesota's underrepresented communities experience conducting cancer and/or health disparities research.
Offices & Centers
Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
The mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity is to create a welcoming environment for minority and underrepresented medical students.
Center of American Indian and Minority Health
The Center of American Indian and Minority Health at the Medical School aims to positively impact American Indian and Alaska native health through education, research, and outreach.
Pre-Health Student Resource Center
The Pre-Health Student Resource Center provides career exploration resources for prospective or current University of Minnesota students interested in medicine and other health fields.