Resources for SMDEP Alumni
As part of your career development, it is helpful to continue seeking
information about resources and programs related to medicine, dentistry,
or other health professions. The following are a few online resources
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
The AAMC is a rich resource for those interested
in a career in medicine. Information includes factors
to consider when contemplating a career in medicine,
as well as information on career fairs and enrichment programs.
Learn about or register for the Medical College Admission
Test (MCAT®) and the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), and find related
publications, such as the Medical School Admissions Requirements
(MSAR), and other resources to help with the application process.
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
The ADEA Web site provides information on careers in dentistry and
applying to dental school. It includes links to publications and
other resources specific to dentistry, including academic requirements
for admission, key factors in deciding where to apply, and ways
to finance your education.
AspiringDocs.org is a free online community designed to help you
achieve your dream of becoming a doctor. Created by the Association
of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), AspiringDocs.org provides you
with the information, tools, and support you need to understand
the medical school application and admission process, prepare for
the MCAT®, apply for financial aid, appreciate the various medical
career options available, and more.
ExploreHealthCareers.org is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive
health careers Web site designed to explain the array of health
professions to students seeking information about health careers.
It includes links to health-related education/training programs,
financial aid resources, specialized learning opportunities, and
current issues in health care. ExploreHealthCareers.org is a joint
initiative involving national foundations, professional associations,
health career advisors, educational institutions, and college students.
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
The NAAHP is an organization of over 900 health
professions advisors at colleges and universities throughout the
United States. The NAAHP Web site provides information about the
role of health professions advisors and how to find an advisor,
even if there is no advisor at your current undergraduate institution.
It also includes links to summer and research programs and related