Health Professions

Are you passionate about a career path that draws deeply on science and human behavior?
Do you want to do social justice work in the areas of health disparities and illness prevention?
Are you fascinated by the systems of the human body and how they interact with natural and social influences?

Health Professions prepares Grinnellians for careers in medicine, public health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physical and occupational therapy, nursing, and more.

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Health Professions Advisory Committee

The Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) at Grinnell helps students prepare for application to health professional graduate schools. Learn about course recommendations, timelines for applying, requesting committee letters, and more.

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Public Health

Explore the field of public health and learn more about graduate programs, including the Master of Public Health Cooperative Degree Program through the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

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Exploring the Health Professions

Discover the many health professions, research programs, and learn about resources to prepare you to apply, including fee assistance programs to make applying more affordable.

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Identity-Based Resources for Pre-Health Students

Find mentors and professional support within the health professions.

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Applying to Medical School

Resources to help you complete your application.

Interviews

Information and resources to help you prepare for interviews.

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Health Pros Student-Alum Meetup

Join us virtually on February 15, 2023 at 7pm to network with Grinnell prehealth students & alum healthcare professionals! Utilizing the Meetaway platform, attendees will be connected with Grinnellians for a series of 10-minute video chats. After each conversation, you …

By Mary Jane Shroyer
Mary Jane Shroyer Director, Health Professions Career Community
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Calling all current & prospective CNAs!

Are you currently working in the Grinnell area as a CNA? Are you considering becoming a CNA to gain clinical insights? Whether you’re already a CNA, training to become one, or curious about what it’s like, the Health Pros Career …

By Mary Jane Shroyer
Mary Jane Shroyer Director, Health Professions Career Community
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Five Things to Know about the 2023 AAMC Fee Assistance Program

The AAMC is committed to supporting aspiring physicians on their journey to medical school and strongly believes that the costs associated with applying to medical school should not be a barrier. The AAMC Fee Assistance Program is one resource to …

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Alumni Connections

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Firsthand Vault Guides

Vault Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Health Care Management Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Nursing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Health Care Provider Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Coaching and Sports Training, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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