Discovering the Health Professions

Your liberal arts education at Lewis & Clark will prepare you to enter any of the health professions by giving you a well-rounded education, integrating the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Professional healthcare programs seek well-rounded students with a diversity of interests, leadership experiences, and intellectual curiosity.

Lewis & Clark offers you the opportunities to help you achieve your goal through one-on-one pre-health advising and mentoring, the Health Studies minor, and our Pre-Health Professions Club. Our Center for Community and Global Health offers various workshops and activities throughout the year to help you explore and connect with the health professions.

Explore the below websites, as they offer a vast array of information on various career pathways. Whether you are undecided or know your next steps, you will find helpful information on these sites, ranging from career exploration to how to apply.


Looking for next steps?  Try these!

Contact your pre-health advisor, Carolyn Zook to make a detailed plan. Check out events at the Center for Community and Global Health to hear from working health professionals. If you are interested in healthcare and want a guide to what undergraduate classes will help get you there, here’s help from the College Advising Center.

Make an Advising Meeting Check Out Center Events Choosing Your Courses


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Honing the craft: How medical schools weave arts and humanities into education

A new AAMC report says most medical schools offer arts and humanities, but it urges more integration into curricula and better evaluation of how those experiences make better doctors.