Pre-Admission Workshop

All American Indian/Alaska Native

Undergraduate & Graduate Students

August 5-6, 2019

AAIP/University of Minnesota 2019 Pre-Admission Workshop

 AAIP has longstanding partnerships with the Four Corners Alliance (University of Colorado, University of Utah, University of New Mexico, University of Arizona - Tucson, and University of Arizona - Phoenix) and University of Minnesota, Duluth to host annual Pre-Admission Workshops (PAW).  The PAW is an event held to bring together AAIP member physicians, AI/AN college students, public health professionals, university admissions professionals and other interested individuals with the goal of providing students with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the medical and health-profession school admission process.  

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the allied health or medicine fields, then we encourage you to apply!

Workshop topics include:

  • Selecting a professional school
  • Admissions tests (MCAT)
  • Personal statements
  • AMCAS application process
  • Financial aid and scholarship resources
  • Interview process including a mock interview
  • Physician and medical student panel presentations

This 2-day event is aimed at addressing common challenges encountered by students in the health professional application process.  The curriculum focuses on skills necessary for successful application and admittance to health professional schools. The 2019 AAIP/University of Minnesota Pre-Admission Workshop takes place on August 5-6, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop in Chicago, Illinois.

Deadline for submission application and all requested materials is Friday, June 28, 2019. The PAW application and all requested materials can be emailed to the University of Minnesota at:  [email protected]

Applications can also be mailed to:

Attn: PAW Application

CAIMH, Medical School Duluth

SMED 182, 1035 University Drive

Duluth, MN  55812

Download the 2019 PAW application here.

Scholarships are available, which will cover airfare, lodging and meals.  For more details, contact Gary Lankford at [email protected] or via phone at (405) 946-7072.