Empowering Multicultural Students for Careers in Medicine Seminar

Established in 1999, the seminar is designed for underrepresented and/or minority pre-medical students, however, all pre-meds are welcomed to apply. The eight-week series is presented each year, September through November. In-person required attendance sessions are 90 minutes and cover topics such as admissions, MCAT, AMCAS personal statement and supplemental application, interviewing, financing your education, insight from current medical students and physicians, and creating an action plan and applying. 

Goals of the seminar include:
  • Promoting success for multicultural and/or underrepresented students applying to Medical School

  • Demystify the medical school application process and enhance participants’ confidence in their ability to be successful medical school applicants

  • Increase the diversity of the University of Minnesota Medical School student body

This Seminar is open to all pre-medical college to professional level learners that reside within the Minneapolis/St. Paul and the surrounding metro area. Participants do not have to be current University of Minnesota students. 
The 2020 seminar starts September 24, 2020 and ends on November 19, 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this seminar will be offered ONLINE/VIRTUAL ONLY this semester. Students meet virtually (via zoom platform) every Thursday from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm.
You may apply online during the seminar's application period, July - August each year.