Pre-Health Advising & Resources

Pre-Health Studies at Bates College has developed a well-earned reputation for providing access to the rigorous preparation required for admission to professional schools. A successful application depends primarily upon the applicant’s performance and potential as measured by grades, standardized test scores, and health-related experience. Students who have taken advantage of available curricular and co-curricular preparation met with the pre-health advisors and met the high standards required for professional school admission are, as a group, highly successful in gaining admission into the medical professions and in the completion of their training.

Our graduates have distinguished themselves across the country in private practice, clinical and basic research, and academic medicine. Well over a thousand physicians, dentists, Ph.D.’s, PAs, NPs, etc. trained in medical sciences have received their undergraduate education at Bates.

The Team

  • Karen Daigler, M.A. Director of Graduate and Professional School Advising, Bates Center for Purposeful Work, 207-786-6230
  • Bruno Salazar-Perea, M.D. Lecturer – Biology, Faculty Fellow for Medical Studies, Carnegie Science Hall 415, 207-786-8269 or 207-713-1551 (cell),
  • James Smith, Program Specialist, Bates Center for Purposeful Work, 207-786-6467

Medical Studies Fall 2021 FAQs

Pre-Health Basics

Gain Experience: Summer & Academic Year

FAQs about Pre-Med at Bates

Application Process