University of Michigan-Flint Premedical Studies
What should I major in? We have devoted a section to answering this question. Please take a look at Majors.
Are there any useful courses I should consider? We have devoted a section to answering this question. Please take a look at Recommended Undergraduate Coursework.
How many students are on the premedical track? UM-Flint has over 200 students currently enrolled in the premedical study, majoring in a variety of programs including biology, chemistry, and health science.
Do graduates go on to medical schools? UM-Flint has students enrolled in and/or have graduated from each medical school in the State of Michigan and schools around the country, including Case-Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University of Southern California Medical School, and the Mayo Clinic (to name but a few).
Who are some of your notable premed alumni? Among many: Gregg Pane, M.D., Director, National Health Care Preparedness Programs for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Donald Norris Reed, Jr., M.D., Professor of Surgery, Michigan State University
Does UM-Flint have a premedical club? Yes, UM-Flint has a robust premed club that is very active on campus and in the community.
How can I get more patient contact experience? There are plenty of ways. Try training to become an EMT. Or, volunteer at a nursing home while you minor in gerontology. You could also become a certified nursing assistant or a phlebotomist.