- Read through the Health Professions Handbook, Part 1, to learn more about the fields. If you're thinking about applying to an MD, DMD, or DVM program, also read Health Professions Handbook, Part 2.
- Meet with the health professions adviser in EIA: see the schedule and phone number at right. Design a curricular program tailored to your individual interests.
- Attend information meetings: Gain an overview of prerequisites for admission to health-profession schools; learn how to become a competitive candidate; discover the ins and outs of the application process. Check this web page throughout the semester for updates on the schedule for these meetings.
- Read the Health Professions blog: Find leads on opportunities for relevant experience; keep abreast of pertinent lectures and presentations; learn what fellow premeds are up to.
- Additional resources:
AAMC Med School Site
Medical School Comparison
Pre-Health Opportunities While You Are at Middlebury
During your undergraduate career, you will want to gain clinical experience and you may want to: work in your chosen field during the summer, work in a lab, work internationally, explore global health policy, or have an opportunity to learn about options in the health professions. The Health Professions office at EIA has information to help you begin your search. Please contact us (ext.2455) to request a copy of the documents that interest you:
> International study opportunities
> International health-care opportunities
> Summer Options for premeds
> J-term international opportunities
> Veterinarians near Middlebury
Profiles | Beyond the Classroom
Contact Us / Advising
Arlinda A. Wickland, Health Professions Adviser
ext 2455 EIA Offices, Adirondack House 111
Annie Dolber, Administrative Coordinator
ext 2455 EIA Offices, Adirondack House 102
Professor Tom Root, Health Professions Committee Co-Chair
ext 5434 McCardell Bicentennial Hall 351
Health Professions Committee
Tom Root, Professor of Biology, co-chair
Arlinda A.Wickland, Director of Health Professions Advising, co-chair
Jeff Byers, Professor of Chemistry
Catherine Combelles, Assistant Professor of Biology
Molly Costanza-Robinson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Environmental Studies
Jeff Dunham, Professor of Physics
Rachael Joo, Assistant Professor of American Studies
Christopher Star, Assistant Professor of Classics