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Gaining valuable experiences

Getting experience in an area you may be interested in pursuing is the best way to see if it is right for you. These are the local shadowing opportunities.

Mayo Clinic Health System-Look here for info on Spring 2021 MedEx shadowing experience!

Spring, Summer and Fall 2020 MedEx, cancelled due to COVID-19. 

2021 MedEx College Edition, Eau Claire and Menomonie

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.

Prerequisites & Requirements:

30 hours of volunteer service at Mayo Clinic Health System
Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing 
Strong interest in becoming a physician
GPA above a 3.0
There are three opportunities for this experience:

For more information about MedEx Click here.

To apply, click the following link: Apply Here!

Marshfield ClinicPre-Med and Allied Health Experience

Marshfield Clinic Spring 2021 session has been suspended due to COVID-19.

Marshfield Clinic Pre-Med and Allied Health Experience Pre-medical or pre-physician's assistant students spend time in a one-of-a-kind experience in which students will see, first-hand, a full range of practitioners in a variety of specialties, including their duties and responsibilities, the rewards and challenges of the health-care profession and the inner-workings of hospital, clinics, and staff.

Prerequisites & Requirements:

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing 
  • Strong interests in medicine or physician's assistant as a career

There are two opportunities for this experience:

  • Winter - Available in November!
  • Spring - Available in March!
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