Interview Information This site will give you a lot of information about medical schools as well as feedback from med school applicants about their interviews and the schools/curricula/student bodies, etc. The interview information may be very helpful, but you are cautioned to be aware that “quality control” varies quite a bit on this site. If something seems off, it probably is.
MCAT Access this site to register to take the MCAT
Texas Medical & Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS) This site provides the entry point to information about and the application for 7 of the 8 medical schools in Texas (Baylor is not included).
General Interest, Issues, Opportunities
Physician Shortage Area Program– This site describes a special program with Jefferson Medical College for students interested in a career in small town/rural family medicine. Allegheny students who fit the criteria for this program receive preferential treatment in the admissions process.
Sports Medicine – This is the web site of the American College of Sports Medicine and contains a wide variety of information about the field of sports medicine.
Virtual Mentor – The on-line ethics journal of the AMA, this site has case studies in medical ethics and other articles on ethics and professionalism in medicine.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is the world’s largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health care professionals. The site provides good information and links.
Premeds of Color This Facebook page is dedicated to providing premedical students of color with an online resource to better prepare them to apply to medical school.
Student National Medical Association The SNMA is the nation’s oldest and largest independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color.
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program This site describes the SMDEP, a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program, that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation. Program components include a learning skills seminar, academic preparation, and clinical experience.
Women in Medicine The American Medical Women’s Assoc. is the only multispecialty organization dedicated to advancing women in medicine and improving women’s health.
ExploreHealthCareers.org This site includes overviews of 76 health careers with academic requirements, accredited programs, and job outlook. It also includes salary ranges, enrichment programs, timely articles and information on current health topics.
Medical Technology at Rochester General Hospital This site offers info on medical technology in general and the RGH (Rochester, NY) program on Clinical Laboratory Technology in particular.
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) This site provides a great deal of information about the profession in general and the various levels of educational programs. There are links to the individual schools.