Prehealth

The Hampden-Sydney Prehealth Society serves as a support group for students interested in all areas of the medical/health professions: allopathic (traditional and osteopathic medicine, dentistry, orthodontics, optometry, pharmacology, podiatry, male nursing, emergency medical services, veterinary, physical therapy, and health education.

The Society serves the Prehealth students in a variety of ways. A preparatory class for the Medical College Admissions Test is offered every year. The Society also keeps a media library in the Career Development Office consisting of books on fields of medicine as well as catalogs from medically-related institutions. Lectures are organized on tops related to the interests for Prehealth students. The society also fosters a better sense of communication between the students, professors, and Prehealth advisors.