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Karen E. Munroe, Ph.D.
(440) 826-8562,

With an impressive, proven record of success, Baldwin Wallace provides outstanding preparation for students interested in medical school. You can major in any area and fulfill required science, math, English and social science requirements.

The rigorous program blends theoretical study with practical application. You'll gain insights and skills in communication, critical thinking and problem solving that prepare you for success in a constantly changing healthcare environment.

Graduate-level Research
At BW, you'll benefit from small class sizes, individual attention and faculty mentoring. In the science complex, BW's technologically advanced classrooms and labs provide engaged learning experiences. Research opportunities parallel those of graduate school students:

  • Round-the-clock access to bench space and equipment offers remarkable laboratory and research experiences.
  • BW cadaver lab offers a hands-on approach that gives students a distinct advantage when applying to professional and graduate schools.
  • Collaborative research with faculty - which can start as soon as your first year - lays a foundation for later achievements that can include independent research studies, field experiences, internships, and scholarly presentations and papers.

BW's pre-medical program requirements include:

  • One Year of General Biology
  • One Year of General Chemistry
  • One Year of Organic Chemistry
  • One Semester of Biochemistry
  • One Year of General Physics
  • One Year of Math, Including Calculus
  • One Year of English, including Advanced Writing
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Introductory Sociology

Medical School Pipeline
An exclusive pre-med track for aspiring primary care physicians, BW's primary healthcare advancement program is a rigorous program of coursework and hands-on learning that can lead to early acceptance to medical school.

An academically selective program, it blends the coursework of the public health major with a comprehensive foundation of medical science and healthcare. Its distinctive approach is linked to the first-year curriculum of primary care-focused medical schools.

Early assurance partnerships include Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Baldwin Wallace's Pre-Medical Society
Delta Omega Chi, Pre-Medical Society, sponsors medically related volunteer activities, guest speakers, tours to institutions with professional programs, and mentoring with pre-medical upperclassmen and the faculty advisor. This organization is ideal for students interested in healthcare professionals such as physicians, physician assistants and dentists.

Rewarding Career
Medicine is one of the most diverse of all professions. Physicians are the principal providers of healthcare, either by working directly with patients or by working in clinical or research laboratories. As technologies progress, new sub-specialties are being developed, and even traditional areas of medicine require continuing medical education.