Pre-Admission Workshop

Call All American Indian/Alaska Native

Undergraduate & Graduate Students


AAIP has a longstanding partnership with the Four Corners Alliance (University of Colorado, University of Utah, University of New Mexico, University of Arizona - Tucson, and University of Arizona - Phoenix) to host an annual Pre-Admission Workshop (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 2018 Four Corners Pre-Admission workshop will take place March 22-25, 2018 and is hosted by the University of Arizona-Phoenix College of Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona.

Application deadline has past. Stayed tuned for the PAW application for the University of Minnesota PAW from July 23 - 24, 2018 during the 2018 AAIP Annual Meeting & Health Conference.

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.