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If you are interested in admission information for Pre-Professional Health Science programs, visit days are Tuesday, September 30 and Tuesday, November 18 from 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. On this visit you will be given an admissions presentation, information from the Health Careers Center Director, a tour of the Health Careers Center, and a campus tour. Please contact the admissions office to schedule an appointment.

NEW Medical Experience (MedEx)-College Edition Shadowing Program with Mayo Clinic Health System

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall session of the MedEx-College Edition Shadowing Program with Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. The MedEx-College Edition program at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is an opportunity for UWEC students with a demonstrated interest in medicine to job shadow physicians. Students accepted to the program will spend 3 half-day sessions job shadowing in different medical specialties during a typical workday in the clinic.

Three shadowing sessions will be offered per year; 20 students admitted per session.
  • Fall Session October-November
  • Spring session March-April
  • Summer session July-August
Before applying for the MedEx-College Edition program, students must first volunteer at Mayo Clinic Health System. This includes:
  • Completing an online volunteer application at mayoclinichealthsystem.org
  • Participating in an interview
  • Attending volunteer orientation
  • Completing 30 hours of volunteer work

Students can apply to the MedEx-College Edition program after completion of the required 30 volunteer hours.

For more information about becoming avolunteer at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, call Volunteer Services at 715-838-3262 or go to mayoclinichealthsystem.org.

Other requirements for participation in the MedEx-College Edition program:
  • Minimum college GPA of 3.0
  • At least 2nd semester sophomore standing (at least 45 earned college credits)
  • Seriously considering a career as a physician
  • Significant experience in health-related extracurricular activities preferred

Application deadline for Fall session: September 30, 2014

Online application

Questions? Contact the Health Careers Center at 715-836-5966 or biol56@uwec.edu


   

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