The Florida Tech Pre-Med Club is committed to preparing undergraduate students for a career in the medical field. Students from non pre-med majors who are interested in medical careers study are welcome. The club supports students in pursuit of all different kinds of healthcare careers whether clinical, academic, or administrative. Past members of the club have gone on to pursue careers as allopathic/osteopathic physicians, pharmacists, physicians’ assistants, and MD/PhDs.
The Pre-Med Club also works with Palm Bay High School to provide free math tutoring to underpriveledged students. Club Members carpool from the college to the high school and help students in a variety of basic math skills. Interested individuals should contact the execuative board for tutoring dates and times.
For many years, the Florida Tech Pre-Med Club has been committed to preparing undergraduate students for the medical field. The club is a support group-style organization. Incoming freshmen are mentored by upperclassman as they learn the fundamentals of pursuing a career in healthcare.
There are three areas of achievement at the undergraduate level vital for success in medical professional school. These are excellence in studies, satisfactory performance on standardized tests (such as the MCAT), and medically related experience (such as shadowing physicians and volunteering at hospitals). The Pre-Med club is dedicated to pursuing all of these. For instance, the club has organized a tutoring programs in the past for freshmen biology students, which successfully improved grades. The club has a wealth of contact information and an excellent network for shadowing local healthcare providers, as well as volunteering at local hospitals and rehab centers. The club also offers study books and preparatory material for health professional school standardized exams.
The Pre-Med Club conducts regular visits to health professional schools and healthcare facilities. Physicians and other healthcare providers are regular guest speakers at club meetings. The club also participates in charity events such as Relay for Life. The Pre-Med Club is one of the best resources for Florida Tech students. So, if you are interested in a medical career and are looking for some like-minded people, check us out!
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