Loyola University Maryland

Pre-Health Programs

Tutor and Read

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Tutor at the Study

Tutoring and mentoring are excellent ways to show your leadership. At the Study, you can apply to become a certified tutor and earn a stipend – and teaching will help you to deepen your own mastery of natural sciences and math.

Borrow a Book from Pre-Health Office's Library

Reading a good non-fiction or fiction book is an excellent way to learn about illness and health, bioethics, health care, practice of medicine, and challenges facing global health. You can travel to American hospitals and neighborhoods – and around the world – on the wings of a good book. As an informed reader, you will have the tools to participate in conversations that shape the future of health care.

Here are some pre-health book recommendations:

Jean-Dominique Bauby: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2008)
Anne Fatiman: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (1997)
Atul Gawande: Being Mortal (2014)
Jerome Groopman: How Doctors Think (2008)
Paul Kalanithi: When Breath Becomes Air (2016)
Tracy Kidder: Mountains Beyond Mountains (2003)
Siddhartha Mukherjee: The Emperor of All Maladies (2010)
Rebecca Skloot: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010)
Damon Tweedy: Black Man in a White Coat (2015)
Abraham Vergese: Cutting for Stone (2009)