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Pre-Health Shadowing is an opportunity for students to connect with healthcare professionals

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Upcoming sessions

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Archived VIDEOS

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Pre-Health Shadowing can be completed from the comfort of your home. Meet with health care professionals from various domains and specialties to get an inside look at their education and career paths. We have 163 sessions recorded or upcoming.

Connect with our 47365 other pre-health students and professionals around the world.

Get shadowing hours required for a strong application to thousands of Medical, Nursing, Dental, Pharmaceutical, PA, PT, and other health programs.

Currently, 115641 certificates have been earned attending our virtual shadowing sessions, with 194808 sessions signed up for.

3767 students are volunteering with Pre-Health Shadowing to help make this a successful organization.
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many in-person shadowing/clinical opportunities have been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. we are working 100% remotely


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  • 26
    Rashadah Ashlee Jordan is a board-certified physician associate in psychiatry. She wrote a book about named “Unfold My Ashes” that is available on Amazon. Her goal is to empower the next generation to achieve their goals. She is also known for her social media presence @theresilientpa on Instagram.
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    Dr. Flavia Nelson is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the CNS Autoimmune Disorders Division, at the University of Miami. She held positions as Director of the MS Division at University of Minnesota, and Interim Director of the MS Research Group at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, where she co-directed the MRI-Analysis Center for MS Clinical Trials. She received her MD degree at UACH in Mexico, followed by two residencies; Internal Medicine...
  • 22
    Dr. Gordillo is the Drs. Sanford and Thelma Glanz Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Indiana University. She is a past President of the Plastic Surgery Foundation. She is the Medical Director of Wound Services for IU Health, which includes oversight of clinical, quality and wound related clinical research activities for the health system. She is the Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator of numerous clinical and translational research protocols, which includes...
  • 9
    Dr. Sengupta engages in laboratory-based research as well as conducts clinical trials and adult Neuro-Oncology clinics. Dr. Sengupta is U.S. board certified in Neurology and Neuro-Oncology as well as certified to practice in the U.K. as a Specialist Registrar in Neurology at Cambridge, U.K. Dr. Sengupta is also a Bye-Fellow at the University of Cambridge, Lucy Cavendish College (U.K.), an esteemed recognition of her clinical and research accomplishments in which she teaches and mentors medical...

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  • 19
    Dr. Roni, a native of Bangladesh, earned his Bachelor and Master of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Dhaka and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences with specialization in neuropharmacology from South Dakota State University. His graduate research focused on understanding the role of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor signaling in addiction and psychiatric disorders. Prior to joining UICOMP, he has taught pharmacology and toxicology as an Assistant Professor at Hampton University School of Pharmacy, Virginia and...
  • 17
    Natasha Ramsey MD, MPH is a board certified pediatrician who is currently in training in New York to become an adolescent medicine specialist. She obtained her medical degree and masters in global public health from New York University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. She has dedicated her career to serving diverse populations and expanding the adolescent medicine workforce both here...
  • 12
    Ashley H. VanDercar, MD, JD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University and a staff psychiatrist at Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare, where she co-leads a competency restoration unit. Dr. VanDercar began her career as an attorney, working in healthcare. She later obtained a medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her adult psychiatry residency and forensic psychiatry fellowship at University Hospitals’ Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western...
  • 11
    Dr. Cynthia Heard was a clinical educator at The Ohio State University College of Optometry for 14 years until she joined the faculty at the Southern College of Optometry in 2007. Dr. Heard’s areas of professional interest include nutrition and eye health, ocular disease management, and low vision care. Dr. Heard is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), National Optometric Association (NOA), Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians (TAOP), West Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society...

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