Dual Degree Medical Programs
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Below is a list of resources for students who are interested in applying to medical school (MD). This is not an exhaustive list of resources and it is recommended you meet with the Center frequently to discuss your overall progress and goals.
Medical School (MD) Resources
Career Overview Overview provided by the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Difference between MD and DO.
Fact Sheet The medical school fact sheet gives a basic outline of the requirements for medical school, including the national statistics for those admitted and suggestions for how to become a successful applicant.
Michigan Medical School Fact Sheets Individual facts about the medical schools in Michigan.
Time -Line The AAMC has provided this useful tool to keep you on track during your undergraduate education. While this is a helpful resource, please realize some of you may not follow this document perfectly. We encourage you to meet with your faculty and academic advisors to help you specifically tailor an appropriate action plan.
Aspiring Docs Learn more about a new and innovative program created by the AAMC to attract more minority students to careers in medicine.
Colleges, MD This link, provided by the AAMC, lists the contact information for U.S. and Canadian MD programs.
MCAT Information This is a link to the Medical College Admissions Test. Become familiar with this page early in your career, and come back often.
AAMC The Association of American Medical Colleges distributes a significant amount of information pertaining to medical education. Please utilize this resource as you go through your undergraduate degree. If you need information regarding Fee Assistance click here.
AMCAS The American Medical College Application Service is how students apply to US Allopathic (MD) medical schools, excluding Texas, which uses TMDSAS.
Pre-Medical Listserv Students are highly encouraged to signup for the listserv as soon as they make the decision to go premed. The listserv is the fastest way for us to get in contact with you about application information, speakers who are visiting campus, or medical school visits.
Shadowing Lists This list is not an exhaustive list of potential places to shadow. It is highly recommend that you contact physicians early in your career to see about shadowing them and/or regularly volunteering in a clinical setting.
Volunteer Information The GVSU Community Service Learning Center organizes one-day and on-going service and volunteer events for GVSU students. Stop by their office at 1110B Kirkhof Center or visit their website for more information. Look under Community Partner Program & Events for one-day and on-going opportunities.
GVSU PreMed Club We encourage you to actively participate in the GVSU PreMed Club.