Two types of medical education and practice exist in the United States.

Modern medicine generally refers to clinical practice: the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease by a physician. The physician may be an allopathic physician (M.D.) or an osteopathic physician (D.O.). Learn more about the classes and the national exam you need to prepare for medical school. Also learn information about medical schools and general information about allopathic and osteopathic medicine.

Pre-Health Advising

Pre-Health Advising
  • For current UM-Dearborn students, contact Tahnee Prokopow, director of Health Professions Advising or schedule an appointment online (Select option “Pre-Health Advising Schedule”).
  • For prospective and transfer students, contact UM-Dearborn Admissions.