Medical School Campus Resources

Medical School – Preparation

Campus Resources

There are many resources you can take advantage of as a student at USF to prepare to be in the medical field:

  • Pre-Health Professions Advising at University of San Francisco supports and coaches pre-health students and alumni as they prepare and apply for health professional programs. Please email our campus Pre-Health Professions Advisor, Marie Dutton at to schedule an appointment and add yourself to the weekly pre-health listserv in order to be informed of events, news and opportunities on and off-campus. For more information, please visit: 
  • Attend USF’s “Health Professions Mentor Night” in October and the “Health Professions Alumni-Student Dinner” in April.
  • Beta Beta Beta – Biological professional health society for students interested in connecting with their peers by engaging in socials, service, and professional activities.
  • Alaepha – The African and Latin American Empowered Pre-Health Alliance is an organization whose mission is to provide support and guidance to African American and Latino students interested in the health field.
  • Omicron Theta Chi Sorority – sorority for students interested in the health sciences. Dr. Pat Schulz is the faculty advisor.
  • Women in Science – an organization that provides encouragement and support to women who are striving for a career in health or the sciences.
  • Club for Neuroscience – a student group for those interested in the field of Neuroscience.
  • Pre-Dental Society – an organization for individuals interested in dentistry. Contact the advisor, Scott Nunes ( for more information.

*For more information about the student organizations listed above, visit:

Volunteer Opportunities:

To learn more about volunteer opportunities at local hospitals visit:

Resources for Writing Your Medical School Personal Statement:

Additional Health Professions

Please refer to the following websites below if you would like to learn more information about the various health professions and their application process: