The priority deadline for Epic Advantage applications is May 15th. The final deadline is June 1st. No incomplete submissions or exceptions will be made.

Health & Medicine Career Community

Meet Your Career Coach

Greetings! My name is Jessie Pilewski and am your Career Coach if you are interested, or considering, a career in healthcare or medicine. What this means is that I am here to help you navigate through opportunities and experiences during your time at Earlham to help you be successful in your next steps – whether that is applying to medical school or a job in a biotechnology lab.

To learn a little more about me, click on my bio to the right. I will start working with you as early as your first year – so book an appointment with me in Handshake today!

Explore Your Career Community

You can find many of the opportunities that align with this career community housed within the Center for Global Health (CGH). Another great person for you to meet is the Director of the CGH, Peter Blair.

Through the Center, you can participate in programming like Health Externship, Community Medicine, summer research and internships, the Intercultural Competence May Term, and EPIC Global Health opportunities in places like the Dominican Republic and Peru to gain experience and help you figure out what career is the right fit for you.

Various activities are also available through our student-led clubs: Health Club, MAPS, and HOSA. You can learn more about these under the organizations below.

Professional Areas

Below are some of the pre-professional pathways that are not only included in the Health & Medicine Career Community but included in our pre-health advising. We also assist students who are interested in conducting Biomedical Research! You can find more specific information for each of these pathways by selecting one from the drop-down menu at the top of this career community page.

    • Medicine – DO/MD
    • Dentistry
    • Veterinary Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Physician’s Assistant
    • Physical Therapy
    • Athletic Training/Exercise Science
    • Public Health
    • Optometry
    • Pharmacy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Anesthesiologist Assistant
    • Pathology Assistant



Featured Resources

Featured Classes

Pre-PT 4 Year Course Plan

Courses in bold are required; all others are strongly recommended.  *At least 2 volunteer experiences and 1 research or internship…

Epic 171: Professional Foundations

Katie Breslin
The Professional Foundations course is a required pre-departure course for students participating in Earlham-funded summer internships and independent student experiences…

BIOL 251: Intro to Nutrition

Jose Ignacio Pareja
This course will serve as an introduction to the science of human nutrition and the relationship of food and nutrients…

BIOL 342: Medical/Dental School Preparation Course

Peter Blair
This course is meant to be a portion of your MCAT and DAT preparation. It will incorporate both content review…

EPIC 242: Community Health and Medicine Seminar

Peter Blair
Students will learn medical, technical, and clinical competencies from a variety of healthcare professionals with the goal of becoming a…

Contact & Location

(765) 983-1424

1st Floor Landrum Bolling Center
801 National Rd W
Richmond, IN 47374
Richmond, IN 47374

Office Hours

Monday 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
Friday 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm