Health Professions Program
Are you interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the health professions? Preparing for a career in any of the health professions requires effort and careful planning, and the Health Professions Program (HPP) at Carnegie Mellon is here to help. From exploring your interests and selecting courses to finding opportunities for engaging with health professionals and patients, the HPP advisor will assist you every step of the way.
The HPP is an optional service that is open to all Carnegie Mellon community members—students at all years from all departments and colleges as well as alumni—interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the health professions. Enroll in the HPP to get connected to an experienced guide who will help you on your journey to a career in the health professions.
December 2013: AAMC Report
Friday, August 16, 2013
The Health Professions Program is pleased to introduce our new director, Jason D’Antonio, Ph.D..
Friday, April 15, 2013
Amy Hung is amazed at what three days of work can do. She and ten of her fellow Carnegie Mellon students toiled in the tiny mountain village of El Jute, Honduras, building latrines, mixing concrete for floors and assembling eco-stoves. Their goal? Helping two families improve their living conditions and avoid diseases like parasite infections and respiratory illnesses.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Primary care physician Dr. Kristen Goodell candidly spoke with HPP students Thursday evening about everything from life as a med student to dealing with difficult patients and balancing a busy career with a family.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Carnegie Mellon chapter of Global Medical Brigades conducted a 3-day mobile clinic in Pajarillos, an under-resourced community in rural Honduras. The CMU students worked alongside four physicians, one dentist, and one pharmacist at the mobile clinic, which they set up in a church and attending to a patient nearby buildings.MORE
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
When Ashley Kilp walked through the small mountain village of Korbo Odumasi, Ghana, a familiar refrain followed her: “Obroni! Obroni!”Loosely translated as “foreigner,” or more accurately, a white person, obronis stand out in the West African nation, especially in remote villages like Korbo Odumasi. Earlier that day, Kilp traveled three hours from the capital city of Accra to the village, where she found a line of people waiting for her and the rest of the team from the Crystal Eye Clinic.MORE