Developing the healthcare leaders our world needs.
Our pre-health students are building skills to find solutions to the world’s most pressing health issues and developing the techniques, procedures, and policies that will shape the healthcare industry.
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, you can combine our pre-health advising track with any major. Whether you’re preparing for medical school or a job in health policy, the flexibility of our curriculum, along with research opportunities across the field, will prepare you for future success.
Your advisor will help you gain exposure to different areas of study, so you can develop and refine your interests, represent them when applying to professional school, and become a better, more well-rounded practitioner.
80% Medical School Applicants Admitted to One or More Programs
98% Students With at Least One Research or Internship Experience
Making an Impact in Medicine
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Lab Access, Granted
To try to make research more accessible to first-generation college students and those whose backgrounds are under-represented in STEM fields, chemist Stephen Fried created a program in his lab for first-year students to work on a protein-folding project during Intersession.Read More
SULEIMAN A. ’16
Public Health Studies
Philanthropy Fuels Student's Excellence—and His Empathy
Suleiman’s internship with Strong City Baltimore taught him to recognize the dynamism of a community when trying to partner with it. This helped him engage locals, volunteer groups, and businesses and create a list of community resources, so residents could easily find them.Read More
MELAKU A. ’17
Neuroscience and Molecular and Cellular Biology
Hopkins Pre-Med Student Earns Luce Scholarship
Melaku’s experiences at Hopkins have been core to finding his future in medicine. After being selected for this exclusive award, he’s headed to Thailand for a year to do research on an HIV/AIDS treatment.Read More
ROSA R., ’23
Molecular and Cellular Biology
A Medical Journey Comes Full Circle
Rosa spent the summer shadowing the pediatric surgeon who performed life-saving surgery on her as an infant. She says the experience confirmed for her that she’s meant to pursue a career in pediatric surgery—and that she’s on the right path to ensure that future for herself.Read More
Pre-Health Student Groups & Organizations
Pre-health student Neha helped organize the Global Health Leaders Conference, which brings together high-schoolers and world leaders in global health, public health, and medicine.