Announcements and Upcoming Events
HEALTH PROFESSIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HPAC)
Evaluation, Interview, and Committee Letter Process for Dental and Medical School Applicants
Open to current students and alumni.
The Whitman College Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) helps facilitate your application to dental and medical (MD and DO) schools by offering the following services:
- An interview
- A comprehensive Committee letter of evaluation
- The collection of individual letters of recommendation
- Submission of the letter of evaluation packet
The HPAC will be conducting interviews and evaluations for applicants from February-April, 2023 for the following students:
- Whitman graduates from 2022 or earlier and planning to apply in the 2023 cycle for entry in 2024 (including reapplicants).
- Seniors graduating and leaving campus in May 2023 (even if you are NOT planning to apply in late Spring 2023).
- Juniors (May 2024 graduates) planning to apply in the 2023 cycle for entry in 2024.
The Committee needs to know you to write a strong letter of support. Therefore, the HPAC Document Packet is sent to you for completion after registering to participate. Further instructions are located in the HPAC Document Packet. Participants will be contacted in mid to late January 2023 by email to establish an interview date & time.
For more information, contact:
Kimberly Mueller, OHPA Director, HPAC Chair
HEALTH PROFESSIONS ADVISING WORKSHOPS
Description: Advising workshops are available throughout each semester, focusing on a wide variety of health professions topics – required prerequisite coursework, timelines, entrance exams, application preparation, and more! To receive notification of events, sign-up for access to the Canvas Office of Health Professions site by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEALTH SPEAKER SERIES
The Health Professions Advising Office hosts a popular speaker series for Whitman students, featuring medical professionals and medical school admission representatives. Plan to attend to learn what it is "really like" to be a health care provider, how to survive professional school and be successful in your career, and admission requirements. The presentations are among the many ways the Health Professions Advising Office provides learning opportunities beyond the classroom to help students expand their knowledge and make connections with professionals in their field of study. Presentations are scheduled on various days and times to allow more students to participate.
To be announced.
Past Speakers: A list of past speakers is located here.