Health Professions Advising

Health Professions Advising encompasses a range of services offered through the Center for Student Success to enhance the experiences of LMU students who aspire to attend a health professional school.

Our intention is to support LMU students that are committed to lives of meaning and purpose who wish to serve the public, promote health, and improve healthcare for all. We encourage students to integrate into their academic plan skills and competencies that will help them become life-long learners.

Our services and activities include:

  • Workshops, panels, and seminars
  • Advising and mentorship
  • Guest speakers from various health professional schools throughout the country
  • Advice on seeking out the extracurricular activities needed to apply to health professional school
  • Course planning
  • Guidance during the application process
  • Formalized application evaluations for students applying to medical and dental schools
Learn more about the linkage agreements with other institutions.
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Learn more about applications, interviewing and materials to apply graduate schools.
Explore the Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Program
Visit our office and schedule your health professions advising appointment

Advising Appointments 

Courtney Klipp, Director of Health Professions Advising, has virtual drop-in office hours on Thursdays from 1:00-3:00. She also has various in-person and virtual appointments available at other times throughout the week. Students can email prehealth@lmu.edu for the Zoom and Bookings links.

Gregory James, Assistant Director of Health Professions from Career and Professional Development, has virtual drop-in office hours on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00 via lmula.zoom.us/my/lmucpdgj. Outside of that time, undergraduate students can schedule an appointment through Handshake. (Please note that every undergraduate student is already registered in Handshake, students just need to activate their account at lmu.joinhandshake.com.) Post-baccalaureate students can email him directly to schedule an appointment: gregory.james@lmu.edu.

Pre-Health Newsletter

Our monthly pre-health newsletter keeps students up to date with LMU community events, programs, research, community service and clinical opportunities. LMU students and alumni from all majors are welcome to join. If you would like to subscribe, send an email to prehealth@lmu.edu with "subscribe to listserv" in the subject line. Please include your first and last name, major, health profession interest and anticipated graduation date in the body of the email.