Alaska PreMed Summit

  • Alaska PreMed Summit

    Explore the steps toward your career in medicine!

Join us this Spring to launch your career in medicine!

March 30, 2024  |  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  |   In-person and online   |   Rasmuson Hall at UAA

The Annual Alaska PreMed Summit is back! Hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage’s WWAMI School of Medical Education, the Alaska PreMed Summit is a FREE event that prepares attendees for the steps ahead in pursuit of a degree and career in medicine. Content is geared toward all interested parties, including prospective students, parents, school counselors and advisors. Attendees will hear from current professionals, advisors and students from the WWAMI School of Medical Education, UW MEDEX Physician Assistant program and ISU’s Doctor of Pharmacy programs. Learn about prerequisites, application processes, and get tips on being a competitive applicant.


  • 9-12 Grade Students
  • Undergraduate students
  • Teachers & Guidance Counselors
  • Parents of prospective students
  • Curious community members
  • Working professionals interested in a new career or next step in their career


  • Listen to and ask questions at program breakout sessions
  • Meet future professors and students
  • Learn about and get tips on program application processes  
  • Strategize becoming a strong applicant with an advisor
  • Enjoy free breakfast and lunch

  View 2024 Agenda


2023 Alaska Health Education Summit Archive

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: In person and online

The 2023 Summit took place in person, with a light version of the agenda available for online participants. The event incudes keynote speakers, panels with experts from various health careers and programs, lab tours, and breakout sessions, not to mention the opportunity to win great prizes!

View 2023 Agenda & Speaker Bios 

wwami faculty writing on a white board

2022 Alaska Health Education Summit Archive

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom

 The 2022 Summit took place online and provided keynote speakers, panels with experts from various health careers and programs, and interactive interprofessional health scenarios, not to mention the opportunity to win great prizes!

View 2022 Agenda & Speaker Bios 


medical assisting faculty show students how to sterilize instruments

2021 Summit Archive

The 2021 Summit took place via Zoom and provided students the opportunity to learn about the competitive application selection process for several clinical health programs as well as study skills and learning strategies. Panel discussions gave participants an opportunity to chat with faculty and staff from various clinical, community, and behavioral health programs across the College of Health. Students and community members may continue to use these resources to learn more about health careers in Alaska and degree programs at UAA.

View 2021 Summit resources & recordings