Pre-Med is not an academic major. The term refers to the undergraduate coursework and related academic and community activities that students participate in, in order to enhance one's chances of admission into medical school.

Medical Scribe Reflections

UIS Graduate Nick Decker (’15) has completed medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and started residency in Radiology at the Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Minnesota. He reflects on the value of working as a medical scribe prior to beginning his medical studies. Read about his experience in our preparation for medical school page.

UIS graduate Nick Decker, in medical school