Pre-Admission Workshop

Call All American Indian/Alaska Native

Undergraduate & Graduate Students


The University of Minnesota School of Medicine and AAIP partner annual to host a Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW) during the AAIP Annual Meeting & Health Conference.  The PAW is an event held to bring together AAIP member physicians, AI/AN college students, traditional healers, public health professionals, and other interested individuals with the goal of networking, learning and discussing the current state of Native health and health education.

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.

Application deadline is July 10th.

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.

2017 AAIP/UMN PAW Application