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Health Professions Advising Community

The Health Professions Advising Community is for advisors who work with students preparing for careers in the health professions, ranging from medicine, dentistry, and optometry to nursing, pharmacy, and other areas of health care. The focus of this community is to provide a means for sharing best practices, exchanging ideas, discussing current trends and creating resources that can help advisors better help their students. If you would like to get more involved in the areas listed below, email the Chair:

  1. Write, submit, and present a proposal to a regional or national conference
  2. Lead a project or subcommittee for this group to create resources or host an online discussion
  3. Represent us at a regional or national conference
  4. Serve on the Steering Committee

Hot Topics

Two things you need to know about working in health professions advising:

  • How best to help¬†students prepare for the careers in selective admissions programs in health¬†professions.
  • Discovering the resources that are available on your campus to assist this student population.

Current Chair

Amanda Freyaldenhoven
University of South Alabama