PreMedical

If you are a Rutgers-Camden student or alumnus with an interest in medical, dental, veterinary science, podiatry, optometry or related Allied Health fields, please register with Cheryl Hallman, Health Professions Advisor in the CAREER CENTER, Lower Level of the Campus Center.  Registering with the Health Professions Advisor will put you on the email list to receive information on medical and allied health fields, Open Houses /Special Programs, internship / volunteer opportunities and more.    Questions, call 856-225-6046
                                                                                                                                            

Pre-med / Pre-health Registration
Complete the Health Professions Registration form online at PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONS REGISTRATION


We Are Here To Help You With Your Premed Planning & Advising

All Premed majors should register as a Premed Student at the Career Center.  Registering as a premed student gives you access to information and services just for premeds.

If you are in an application process for the entering class of 2016 or beyond
Contact: Cheryl Hallman at the Career Center, lower level of the campus center.  856.225.6046, challman@camden.rutgers.edu

If you need curriculum/course advising for health related programs

  • HONOR'S COLLEGE STUDENTS
    Contact:  Laura Collins, Assistant Dean, Rutgers Honor’s
    College, 319 Cooper Street – 856.225.6670  (Honor’s College Students), laura.collins@rutgers.edu
     
  • SCIENCE MAJORS OR OTHER MAJORS
    Contact: Francis Clark, Assistant Dean, Academic Advising
    856.225.6060 (All other students), francis.clark@camden.rutgers.edu

Joint 7 Year BS/DO Program For Freshman Applicants From High School


Health Professions Program At a Glance

PREMEDICAL CURRICULUM AT RUTGERS.pdf  (Course requirements and other important information)


Centralized Application Services

The following are the two main centralized services for applying to medical schools. You can apply to both allopathic and osteopathic school in a given application cycle.

Allopathic Medical School  (American Medical College Application Service)

Osteopathic Medical School (American Association of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service-AACOM)

Foreign Medical Schools.pdf (International Schools)


Standardized Test Information (MCAT)

Medical School: The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)  is required for allopathic and osteopathic schools.  The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess problem solving, critical thinking, and writing skills in addition to the examinee's knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in each of the following areas: Verbal Reasoning, Physical Sciences, Writing Sample, and Biological Sciences.  For more information on the MCAT Exam: visit :www.aamc.org/mcat

THE MCAT EXAM REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION TO MEDICAL SCHOOL HAS A WHOLE NEW LOOK AND WILL TAKE EFFECT IN APRIL 2015.

  • Natural sciences sections of MCAT2015 reflect changes in medical education. Addition of the social and behavorial sciences section, Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior, recognizes the importance of sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health and health rated outcomes. And the new Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section reflects the fact that medical schools want well-rounded applicants from a variety of backgrounds.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MCAT2015, visit: https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/


Premed Student Associations

American  Medical Student  Association
This is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. Members are medical and premedical students.  RUTGERS/CAMDEN has an affiliated chapter membership with this group. 
For more information, email our Student Chapter:  amsaruc@camden.rutgers.edu
To become a friend of AMSA on Facebook - CLICK HERE

Minority Association for Prehealth Students (MAPS is the undergraduate equivalent of the Student National Medical Association-SNMA) and serves as a pipeline organization to increase the number of minority students in the medical professions.  Rutgers University Hosts a MAPS chapter.  

National Society for Nontraditional Premed and Medical Students
The National Society for Nontraditional Premedical & Medical Students, Inc., better known by our website name, OldPreMeds.org aaaaaaaaor simply OPM, is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional/pre- professional society and educational conduit for non-traditional students who seek to become Physicians.


Volunteer Opportunities

Premed Volunteer Program - University of Pennsylvania

Volunteer Matching Website


Summer Research Opportunities