UB Freshmen “Prehealth 101” Online Workshop

Prehealth 101 is an online course, accessed through UBLearns, and is the starting point for all first-year students interested in pursuing a career as a doctor, dentist, physician assistant, veterinarian, optometrist, chiropractor, or podiatrist.

In order for a first-year student at UB to meet with a prehealth advisor, they must first complete all modules of the Prehealth 101 course.

Prehealth freshmen will be contacted via their UB email accounts around late September with information about how to access Prehealth 101 through UBLearns. If you have not received this information by October 1, please contact Carl at

Prehealth 201 Informational Sessions for Sophomores

Thursday, September 263:30pm-4:30pm112A Capen
Thursday, September 265:00pm-6:00pm112A Capen
Friday, October 181:30pm-2:30pm112A Capen
Friday, October 183:00pm-4:00pm112A Capen
Thursday, October 243:30pm-4:30pm112A Capen
Tuesday, October 293:30pm-4:30pm112A Capen
Tuesday, October 295:00pm-6:00pm112A Capen
Wednesday, October 303:00pm-4:00pm112A Capen
Monday, November 43:30pm-4:30pm112A Capen
Tuesday, November 55:00pm-6:00pm112A Capen
Wednesday, November 133:00pm-4:00pm112A Capen
Wednesday, November 134:30pm-5:30pm112A Capen

If you attended a Prehealth 101 session (or even if you did not) and are continuing to pursue your goal of a professional health career (e.g., medicine, dentistry, veterinary, etc.), attend this session to learn about all the unique considerations that prehealth sophomore students should be contemplating.  Topics such as study abroad, GPA patterns and trends, recommendation letters and more will be discussed.  Use the session as a way to “stay on track” toward your goals and see what aspects of your application need further development.

Invitations for Prehealth 201 will be sent via email. Seating is limited so sign-up will be required.

Interview Like a Pro for the Professional Health Schools

Tuesday, September 174:00pm-5:00pm210 Student Union

How you interview is an important part of the professional health school admission process. Learn strategies to interview like a “pro” from UB’s prehealth advisors and an interview specialist from Career Services. Hear from a panel of students who have successfully interviewed for admission to the professional health schools. *Come to the workshop “dressed for success”, as you would for an interview, as appropriate interview attire will be discussed!*

What Are Post-Bac Programs and What Do I Need to Know About Them?

Wednesday, October 94:00pm-5:00pm112A Capen

As admission to the professional health schools (e.g. medicine, dentistry) becomes increasingly competitive, a greater number of applicants are enrolling in post-bac (post-baccalaureate) programs to help enhance their academic credentials. Consider attending this workshop to learn about the various types of post-bac programs that exist, how to research them, and subsequently make a truly informed decision about the various ways you can increase your credentials to be a competitive applicant.

Prehealth Committee Student Information Meetings

Thursday, October 244:00pm-5:00pm210 Student Union
Wednesday, November 64:00pm-5:00pm210 Student Union
Tuesday, November 124:30pm-5:30pm210 Student Union

The Prehealth Committee Student Meetings are designed to provide you with all you need to know for applying for a Prehealth Committee Letter and detail how the process will work. Be sure to attend one of these meetings to sign your intent form!

Prehealth Picnic

Saturday, September 281:30pm-3:30pmSouth Lake Village

Sponsored by APMS, AED, PDA, PMWB, and MAPS. Come meet members of the prehealth clubs, the prehealth staff, current medical and dental students, and other prehealth students in a more informal environment. You are welcome to stop in at any time throughout the event.

Jacobs School of Medicine Tour

Date and time to be announced via the Prehealth email list.

Details for the tour will be announced via the prehealth e-mail list. The tour will be capped at 30 participants and an RSVP will be required. A waitlist will be kept for any additional students who would like to attend. If you are on the list to attend and then are not able to do so, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can give your spot to the next person on the waitlist.