University of California, Riverside

Health Professions Advising Center

Introduction to Health Professions Workshop

Designed for first and second years who are exploring the idea of going to a health professions school. 

This workshop is required before you set up an individual appointment with an HPAC advisor. Please refer to the HPAC home page for availability.

This workshop will cover 'the big picture' and timeline of being a pre-health professions student at UCR. Topics discussed include - pre-requisite health courses, co-curricular activities, expectations/responsibilities, etc. This workshop also provides a solid foundation to formulate questions for the first one on one advising appointment. This workshop is ideal for freshmen and sophomores; however, anyone is welcome to attend. Students are asked to attend this introductory workshop prior to meeting with an HPAC advisor. Duration 50 minutes.

This workshop will explore:

  • Choosing a major 
  • Career exploration
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Research opportunities



Watch the Introduction to Health Professions Workshop online!

Intro Workshop Recording


Please note: This video cannot be watched in lieu of attending the workshop to fulfill the requirement before setting up an individual appointment with an HPAC advisor. 



More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Health Professions Advising Center
Rivera Library B03

Tel: (951) 827-6233

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