Calvin’s pre-professional health programs will equip you with the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to live out your faith boldly as a caregiver.
Calvin gives you the chance to study and serve in locations all over the world and get real clinical experience in the thriving Grand Rapids medical community. Combine these experiences with a great academic record and you will have confidence when applying to medical and other professional schools.
Calvin graduates are accepted to top medical schools around the country, and they're making an impression. Their heart for service and outstanding academic performance have led to opportunities that include a partnership between Calvin and the University of Michigan Medical School to provide one full-tuition scholarship each year to an incoming Calvin student.
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Calvin collaborating to promote diversity in health care professions
Calvin College is collaborating with the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and six area higher ed institutions to create “Pathways to Careers in Healthcare” for area students of color.
News & Stories, June 28, 2018
Calvin pre-med students excel on MCAT
Four Calvin pre-med students link their high scores on the MCAT to the strength of Calvin's academics and undergraduate research program.
News & Stories, June 11, 2018
Early assurance programs offer pre-med students placement and peace of mind.
Spark, April 01, 2018
Giving second chances
Heart surgeon leads transplant team, manages joys and sorrows which accompany
Spark, September 01, 2017
Living without limits
Grad turns tragic accident into inspirational journey
Spark, September 01, 2017
Walking Boldly: Sarah Witt
Through engaging classes, dedicated professors, an off-campus interim and the liberal arts, Calvin prepared Sarah Witt ’17 to study veterinary medicine on the other side of the world.
News & Stories, July 11, 2017
Walking Boldly: Nolan Coallier
Because of a mission trip to Honduras, Nolan Coallier ’17 knew he wanted to pursue medical missions. Calvin, and a full-tuition scholarship to the Medical College of Wisconsin, are helping him achieve that goal.
News & Stories, July 6, 2017
Aero Med expert to talk about practicing medicine “on the fly”
On Thursday, February 16, Calvin College will host a lecture by Dr. Robert “Butch” Hubers, medical director for Contact Center Services and chief of transport medicine for Spectrum Health Medical Group.
News & Stories, February 12, 2017
An expert offers insight into preventing long-term knee injuries
On Tuesday, February 16, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine prof Erich Petushek's lectures on "Traumatic Knee Injury: Prevention, Screening and Long-Term Consequences."
News & Stories, February 15, 2016
New global partnership opens another door for pre-health students
In his new role at Calvin, Larry Gerbens is leveraging his 30 years of medical experience to open up new opportunities for students.
News & Stories, January 6, 2015
Calvin, Spectrum Health, MSU present "Keeping children healthy"
Calvin College hosted a lecture titled "Keeping children healthy" as part of the Your Health Lecture Series.
News & Stories, April 11, 2014