Pre-Med Program

A female pre-med student performing a diagnostic test.
Physician or veterinarian? Physical therapist or nurse? If you have an interest in a health-related field, R-MC has the curriculum that can help make your future plans possible.

Major Choices

Whatever health-care field you are considering for your career, you'll find that all the health-professions schools want well-rounded applicants. Choose the major you want and we'll help you plan the courses you need for professional-school admission.

Partnerships

Qualified students can take advantage of unique partnerships with leading schools for advanced studies in a range of health care fields. Pre-med agreements include the BS/MD Program Agreement with Eastern Virginia Medical School; the Early Selection Partnership with George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences; and the Preferred Applicant Track Agreement with Virginia Commonwealth University. Pre-nursing agreements include the Guaranteed Admission Agreement with the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Nursing's Accelerated Bachelor's of Science in Nursing program and the Guaranteed Admission Agreement with the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at GWU. Students interested in a career as a physician assistant (PA) can pursue the Early Assurance agreement with the Eastern Virginia Medical School Physician Assistant program.

Scholarships

The Dr. Paul H. Wornom Pre-Medicine Endowment, established by a gift from the estate of Dr. Wornom, R-MC class of '37, provides full-tuition pre-med scholarships to qualified science students, along with summer research experience opportunities through the Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), internship and shadowing opportunities, mentoring by a pre-med advisor throughout each Fellow's college tenure, and preparation and guidance for the Medical College Admissions Test.

Career Choices

Pre-med isn't just for future doctors. R-MC's curriculum prepares students for a wide range of health care professions, from nursing and dentistry to veterinary science or medical research.

Graduate Studies

MD, PhD or other advanced degree in your future? R-MC graduates are accepted at leading universities such as MIT, Georgetown, Medical College of Virginia, Johns Hopkins, Duke, University of Virginia, Tulane, and UNC-Chapel Hill.