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Had I not attended TCU, I am not sure that I ever would have been accepted in to dental school.  My personal relationship with the professors helped so greatly with my letter of recommendation and I was told that it was one of the best, letters they had ever reviewed.

-Kris Blodgett, D.M.D – TCU Class of 1996, Dentist in Portland, Oregon

TCU doesn't just give you the degree you need to move on, TCU gives its students an education and the promise that they will succeed.

- Hayden Fuller - TCU Class of 2012, Student at University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

The Pre-Health Professions Team was so supportive and helpful when I was applying to medical school.  That support meant so much and helped me get accepted.

- Diane Hesselbrock, M.D. - TCU Class of 1996, Neurologist in Richmond, VA

The program has done so much to help young people achieve their goals.

- Dan Doss, D.D.S. - TCU Class of 1974, Pediatric Dentist in Fort Worth

Few Pre-Health programs can boast medical school acceptance rates in the range of 80 to 95% that have remained steady for the past ten years.

- Jim Wagner, M.D. -Associate Dean for Student Affairs, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

The leadership, mentorship, and extracurricular experience that I gained through the Pre-Health Professions Program was a distinct advantage in helping me gain admission into my first choice medical school.

- Wendy Wright Seigler, TCU Class of 1994, Medical Director of the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Meetings and Health Professions Speaker Series

AED meetings are held bimonthly on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm in one of the Sid Richardson lecture halls. Each meeting, features a speaker from a health related field or a representative from a professional school. Once a year, the chapter tours the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) in place of a regular meeting. TCOM is located at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth and is consistently ranked as one of the top Osteopathic Medical Schools in the nation.

Meetings are announced using signs and flyers, via AED chapter emails, and on our TCU Pre-Health Facebook page. To be added to the AED student email distribution list, contact Jill Duncan in the Pre-Health Office. Anyone interested in the health professions, not just AED members, are welcome to attend.