Skip to main content

Health Careers for BSU Students Community Guide: Home

Resources on Health Careers suitable for BSU students of all majors to pursue

Health Professions

Welcome to Health Professions Advising

This site provides resources and information to assist BSU students interested in medical, dental, and veterinary professions, as well as other health professions, allowing students to better plan for and navigate the process of searching for and applying to graduate school.

What services do we provide?

  • Discuss majors
  • Discuss graduate school and health career options
  • Discuss clinical, research, & extracurricular ideas and opportunities
  • Support you with the application process 
  • Review personal statements and resumes
  • Offer mock interviews
  • Write committee letters for medical and dental schools

Events and Announcements

OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLINICAL EXPERIENCES

  1. Apply to be a Clinician for the BSU Children’s Physical Developmental Clinic. Apply here. Deadline is November 25th.

  2. FOR FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES - Apply to the Summer Health Professions Education Program which is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.

    • Application Deadline is February 5 
    • Apply here
  3. College Student Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Plymouth - Applications Due March 31st - 508-830-2075 
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth offers a program for college students majoring in healthcare fields. Students are placed in areas with direct patient contact to provide hands-on experience. Students are expected to volunteer (1) shift/week from the time they are released from school in May until they go back to school in the fall. College students should plan on completing necessary paperwork and testing while they are home on winter or spring break. 

  4. For Spring 2021 - Animal Care Internship at the Museum of Science

  5. Visit the Clinical Experiences section for more opportunities

UPCOMING VIRTUAL PRE-HEALTH EVENTS

  1. Pre-Health Club Meetings, Every Wednesday 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Email a10adams@bridgew.edu for the meeting link.

  2. Keri Bryson, BSU Alum, ‘18 will be answering your questions and discussing her journey from BSU student to being accepted into medical school, December 2 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm. Hosted by the Pre-Health Club. Email s8soares@student.bridgew.edu or abaacke@student.bridgew.edu for Zoom meeting link.

UPDATES DUE TO COVID-19

Links to Committee Letter Request Form & Other Information

2022 Cycle Committee Letter Request Packet (For Medical & Dental School Applicants) - Available soon

HPAC Committee Members

Alexandra Adams, Ph.D., Chair of HPAC Committee and Pre-Health Advisor
Steve Haefner, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Sciences
Samer Lone, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences
Joseph Seggio, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Contact Information

Alexandra Z. Adams, Ph.D. 
Chair, Health Professions Advisory Committee and Pre-Health Advisor
Bridgewater State University
a10adams@bridgew.edu 


How to Make an Appointment

Appointments are available for current students and alumni
Appointments are remote for Fall 2020
through Zoom, Teams, or Phone
To make an appointment, please click 
https://tinyurl.com/y4f5xbve


Follow Us:

Twitter: @BSU_Prehealth

Instagram: @BSU_Prehealth

LinkedIn: BSU Pre-Health Advising

Post-Bacc Health Professions and Pre-Medical Sciences Program

Steven Haefner, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Sciences
Chair, Post-Bacc Health Professions and Pre-Medical Sciences Program
Bridgewater State University
Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Building, Room 411
508.531.2984
shaefner@bridgew.edu