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These offices and programs offer great opportunities or services for pre-health students to consider!

URI Office of Internships and Experiential Education

URI Career Services

URI Feinstein Center for Service Learning

URI Office of International Education

URI 101 Mentors


URI Academic Enhancement Center

URI Honors Program

URI Emergency Medical Services

URI Mentor-Tutor Internship Program

RI Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)

URI Coastal Fellows Program

URI Undergraduate Research Initiative: Awards for Scholarly, Creative, and Artistic Projects


External Enrichment Opportunities for Pre-Health Students

Here's some great places to start!

National Institutes of Health Internships

Summer Medical and Dental Program

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Database of Science Opportunities for College Students


General Admissions Tests




Postbaccalaureate Links

Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs

Underrepresented Groups in Medicine

National Association of Medical Minority Educators (NAMME)

Summer Medical and Dental Program

NAAHP Information on Diversity

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

National Society for Nontraditional Premedical and Medical Students

Financial Aid

Medical School

AAMC Financing Your Medical Education

The Financial Aid Information Page

Dental School

ADA Financial Information

Careers for Health Professions Students (A-Z)

Allied Health
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP)

Allopathic Medicine
American Medical Association
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) home page- official resource for academic medicine
Accredited Medical Schools of the U.S. and Canada

American Medical Student Association Premed Page
Medical School Admission Test
Student/Doctor Network Interview Feedback System-reports of medical school applicants about their interview experiences at specific medical schools
American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)

Alternative Medicine
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
American Association of Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC)
The Naturopathic Medicine Network
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Chiropractic Medicine
American Chiropractic Association

Dental Medicine
American Dental Education Association-includes student and application information, publications
American Dental Association-dental education and career information
American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS)

Genetic Counseling
National Society of Genetic Counselors-information on jobs, careers and issues in genetic counseling
Genetic Counseling Programs- includes international programs, links to resources

Health Administration
Association of University Programs in Health Administration

Health Information Science
American Medical Informatics Association

Medical Illustration
Association of Medical Illustrators

Home page for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
The American College of Nurse-Midwives- information on midwifery education and practice, and related web resources

American Society for Nutrition-listings of graduate programs

Occupational Therapy
American Occupational/Therapy Association

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

List of Schools and Colleges in U.S

Osteopathic Medicine

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine-links to osteopathic medicine schools, can download application material

American Osteopathic Association

American Association of Colleges of Osteopahic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS)


American Pharmacists Association

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS)

Podiatric Medicine

American Podiatric Medical Association

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application Service (AACPMAS)

Physical Therapy

Pre-Requisites for PT Programs

American Physical Therapy Association

Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service

URI Early Contingency Admission To Physical Therapy Graduate Program

Physician Assistant

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Physician Assistant Education Association

Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)

Public Health

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Association of Schools of Public Health

Schools of Public Health Application Service


Pre-Health Program

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