Welcome to KU Premedical Advising!Picture of Paul Crosby, Premedical Advisor

Pre-dentistry, medicine, optometry, and veterinary medicine are career interests, usually developed together with completing a bachelor's degree and major. Any undergraduate bachelor's degree and major is fine. 

If you have a question that can be answered quickly, you can send it to pcrosby@ku.edu. I will reply by the end of the following working day.

If you're a prospective student, you can schedule a campus visit through Admissions, including a presentation by the Premedical Advisor.

If you're a KU undergraduate student, you can bring your KUID to 109 Strong Hall, and add an interest code to get application reminders, and announcements about related club meetings and volunteer opportunities.

If you're a KU student or graduate, you can call 785-864-2834 to schedule a presentation or meeting for:

  • scheduling required and recommended premedical courses
  • planning related volunteer or work experiences
  • an application overview (please ask for a one-hour meeting)
  • a personal comments essay review
  • a practice interview (please ask for a one-hour meeting)
  • re-application and/or gap year planning 

Hope this helps,
Paul Crosby
Premedical Advisor

Premedical Slideshow

Premedical News - 1/26/15
  1. Health Navigator Volunteer Opportunity at Watkins Health Center
  2. Juniors – Please call 785-864-2834 (M-F, 8-5) to schedule an Application Meeting
  3. Altius is Now Hiring MCAT Tutors
  4. AAMC Information Session, Thursday, 1/29, Online, registration required
  5. Parker B. Francis Family Foundation Summer Research Fellowships, application deadline is Monday, 2/2
  6. PhiDE Premedical Fraternity Spring Recruitment, Tuesday, 2/3, Wednesday, 2/4, and Thursday, 2/5, at 7pm in the Malott Room on the 6th floor of the Kansas Union
  7. Pre-Dental Club Meeting, Wednesday, 2/4, 7pm in 2049 Malott
  8. MedLife KU's deadline to register for Riobamba, Ecuador (March 14-22nd) has been extended through Friday, 2/6!
  9. ATSU-MOSDOH PreDental Workshop, Saturday, 2/14, registration required
  10. KU School of Medicine Premedical Student Conference, Saturday, 2/21, at Emporia State University, registration required (not available yet)
  11. Creighton University School of Dentistry’s SNDA Impressions Program, Saturday, 3/21, registration required
  12. UNMC College of Dentistry ASDA Pre-Dent Simulation Clinic, Saturday, 3/28, registration deadline is Sunday, 3/1
  13. Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), apply early to match with preferred site, deadline is 3/1
  14. KU School of Medicine Health Careers Pathways Programs, applications due by 3/25
  15. KU School of Medicine Primary Care Workshops, 5/19 (Wichita), registration required
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