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Volunteering is a great way to grow as an individual and serve others.  Volunteering can give you hands-on practice in patient care but non-clinical volunteering is important as well, as it  shows a commitment to service.

As a student in pre-professional health studies, you should take advantage of the many health care-related and non-health care related volunteer opportunities available through Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED)/Pre-Health Club. This organization offers two ways to volunteer: Special Service Projects and Continuous Service Experiences. A Special Service Project might be helping with a blood drive, for example. Continuous Service requires weekly volunteering in a hospital, clinic, nursing home or similar setting. This type of experience is especially important for students applying to medical school.

Involvement with other pre-health student clubs and organizations also provides you with opportunities to serve in various health care settings. Check out the pre-health clubs and organizations sponsored by the Pre-Professional Health Studies Office here. 

Additional service opportunities can be found by browsing the Saint Louis University Center for Service and Community Engagement online community partner database.


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