Upcoming Premedical Opportunities

Located in one of the leading health sciences communities in the world, the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program provides students with limitless opportunities to gain experience through an array of resources, events, and opportunities.

To enhance the rigorous academic curriculum offered by the Postbac Premed Program, students are encouraged to visit this page regularly for updates on upcoming opportunities available both on-and-off -campus.


Programs & Positions

Alice! Health Promotion is now actively recruiting for Information Specialists to gather facts, resources, and the latest research findings for Go Ask Alice!, Columbia’s health Q&A internet resource. Minimum qualifications include: strong research, along with written and verbal communication skills. Ability to translate complex concepts into everyday language, familiarity with health and science and ability to work with sensitive health-related content is preferred. Must be able to work in both independent and team-oriented settings. The selected student must be available 10 hours per week, primarily between 9am and 5pm M-F.  The full job description can be found at health.columbia.edu/student-employment. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Alice! via email at alice@cumc.columbia.edu or fax at 212-854-8949.

Georgetown University School of Medicine would like to invite rising juniors and rising seniors to apply to be part of our fourth cohort of fellows for the 2020 Dean for Medical Education's Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHES) program at Georgetown School of Medicine.

Our deadline is February 24, 2020, and we are hosting outreach webinars. Click here to sign up for a webinar.

Program Dates & Benefits:

  • Dates: Wednesday, June 24 - Friday, August 7, 2020. Move out day is Saturday, August 8th.
  • Summer Stipend: $4,000 ($2,000 paid after the first 3 weeks - $2,000 paid conclusion of program)
  • Housing: On-Campus housing at Georgetown University - Same-gender identity, suite-style, double-occupancy rooms
  • Travel: Awarded up to $250 per student on a case by case basis by the Georgetown Office of Diversity & Inclusion

**NOTE** Students are responsible for their own meals/food costs (except for program event meals provided by ARCHES)

Preference will be given to permanent residents of the District of Columbia (DC) and DCPS grads.

All students are encouraged to apply, including those from underrepresented backgrounds in the health professions and those who identify as first-generation college students. 

Complete program details may be found on the ARCHES website. Learn more about the program from our 2019 fellows!

Course Offerings & Workshops

Registration is open to all students for the Spring 2020 zero-point workshop in Narrative Medicine;GS UN0007, section 001, call number 11428 - "Narrative Medicine Workshop" taught by Dean Andrew Sunshine. 

Fall 2019 Events


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Open Houses
PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia are hosting Open Houses this fall. 

Varying dates and locations. 


Please visit the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine website for online registration. 

Students may click to submit an RSVP.

Online Information Sessions

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (CST) 

Spring 2020 Events

The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts
April 3 and Saturday, April 4, 2020

The Conference will provide postdocs (research and clinical); medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college students; and high school seniors and juniors (particularly African-American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indian/Alaska Native students) with an opportunity to network with advisors/role models from the basic and clinical sciences, medicine, public health, academia and the biopharmaceutical industry.  Additionally, each Conference offers breakout and plenary sessions, and a program featuring science resources, including internships, summer programs and after-school activities. 

BSCP Conference Flyer

Application Deadline: February 4, 2020

For  more information please contact Hollie DeSilva at hollie_desilva@hms.harvard.edu .

Harvard Medical School – The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
Sunday, April 5, 2020

The New England Science Symposium (NESS), established in 2002,  provides a forum for  postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college  students (particularly for African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to  share  their biomedical and health-related research  activities through oral or poster presentations, to engage in discussions  related to  career development  in the sciences,  to  exchange ideas and to expand their professional networks.

NESS 2020 Agenda

NESS 2020 Brochure

Abstract Deadline: January 3, 2020

To summit an abstract or to register: New England Science Symposium

For more information, please contact Rodolfo Ramos at  Rodolfo_Ramos@hms.harvard.edu

Saturday and Sunday, April 4th and 5th. 

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut 

Event Description
The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health and social entrepreneurship conference. This thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,000 leaders, change makers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Register in October for a 40% discount off of the full rate. 


Abstracts are currently being accepted from professionals and from students for research presentations, program presentations, and for the social impact pitch presentations, including submissions for the $10,000 and $5,000 GHIC Innovation Prize. October 15 is the final abstract deadline for research and program presentations. Register your abstract here. 

An Evening with Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation

In Person Or Online via Interactive Live Stream

Date and Time:
Thurs., Jan. 23, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. 

Venture Capital, Ethics, and Health

A Panel with Douglas Crawford, PhD (Managing Director, Mission Bay Capital), Robert Kilpatrick, PhD (CEO, Founder, Health Innovation For People), and Barry Selick, PhD (Vice Chancellor, Innovation & Partnerships, UCSF)

Watch the event HERE

Additional Information

SUNY Upstate
Attendees will learn about the degree programs, admissions, financial aid, student life and more. (Behavior Analysis Studies (MS), Clinical Perfusion (MS), Nursing (MS, Post-Masters, DNP), Biomedical Research (MS, PhD), MedPrep (MS), Medicine (MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD), Physical Therapy (DPT), Physician Assistant (MS), and Public Health (MPH).

April 18, 2020