Handbook & Other Resources

The 2014-2015 Health Professions handbook drafts are below - please note these will likely change over the summer, so check back again once the fall semester begins.

Part I is for students interested in learning more about the health professions in general (usually first-years or sophomores);

Part II is for those who wish to apply to a health-professions school and matriculate in fall 2011 or thereafter by going through the Health Professions Committee in this year's cycle (usually juniors, seniors, or alumni).

Health Professions Handbook, Part I 2014-2015 Handbook Part I
Health Professions Handbook, Part II 2014-2015 Handbook Part II


Online Resources:

General Information about Health Careers

Exploring Health Professions

Acupuncture - Acupuncture.com

Allopathic Medicine - Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Chiropractic Medicine

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the NIH


Genetics and Genetic Counseling - National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)

Human Genetics

Health Administration and Policy


Medical Illustration/Medical Physics

Naturopathic Medicine

Neuroscience- Society for Neuroscience (SFN)



Occupational Therapy


Osteopathic Medicine


Physician Assistant

Physical Therapy - American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)


Psychology and Mental Health

Public Health

Public Health Organizations

Sports Medicine - American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Veterinary Medicine

Women’s Health - National Women's Health Information Center

International Opportunities

Post Baccalaureate and MD/PhD Programs -Searchable database from AAMC

MD/PhD Programs

LGBT Pre-Health

Resources and articles to consider:

Underrepresented Students

Financial Resources


Profiles | Beyond the Classroom

Through her internship with a veterinarian in Jamkhed village in India,
Lisa Gretebeck ’10  gained valuable experience working with large animals.
Lisa is currently pursuing a DVM/MPH at Colorado State University
College of Veterinary Medicine.