Pre-Med Volunteer Program
Thank you for your interest in Gateway Medical Center’s Pre-Med Volunteer Program. Applications are
accepted each April, August, and December. No applications are taken outside of these months so that all
students can be oriented together. Applications are due no later than the 30th of the months listed above.
In order to make this program rewarding for all involved, we must insist on the following guidelines:
You must be classified as a junior (60 earned hours) or above in order to apply
You must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and have taken a minimum of 30 hours of science (including
organic chemistry or an upper level biology) as documented on your transcript
You must have one of the four listed Advisors sign your application if attending APSU or provide a letter of
reference from your advisor if attending any other university
You must provide a (minimum) 200 word essay on “The importance of Volunteering in the Medical Field.”
If accepted You must:
Complete a MANDATORY orientation including health screen
Complete a minimum number of hours as determined by the Director of Volunteer Services
(no less than 32 hours)
Complete a final report of your experience in order to participate in future volunteering and/or
to receive letters of reference
The Director of Volunteer Services will select up to 12 students to serve in one of the three designated areas—
Emergency Department, Cardiovascular Cath Lab, and Surgical Services. Placement will be based on your
application, schedule, and availability to volunteer. Returning pre-med volunteers will have priority of placement.
E-mails or letters will be sent to all applicants stating your acceptance or denial; please do not call the Volunteer
Services office. Review the guidelines carefully - if you cannot commit to each requirement, please do not
complete the application. We thank you for your interest in Gateway!
Sandy Rose Wooten
Director of Volunteers
Ron Robertson - The application can be found at http://apbrwww5.apsu.edu/robertsonr/pre ... %20app.pdf
. This is a link from my pre-med advisement web page.