Wilson Institute for Medicine

You have a passion. We have a path.

The Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine is an intensive student cohort designed to give students firsthand experience and accelerate their future. Students in the Wilson Institute are provided the proper tools and experiences to assist them in becoming competitive applicants. From individualized academic advising and assistance with real-world clinical experience to the advantage of a lifelong alumni network, students in the Wilson Institute for Medicine are best prepared for future healthcare careers in dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, physician assistant studies, nursing, and allied health professions.

Our program has a long history of success. We encourage you to explore our site to learn more about our programs and our students. Join the Wilson Institute for Medicine or contact a Wilson Institute staff member.

Student Learning Objectives

Students in the Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine will be able to:

  • Analyze different healthcare professional careers.
  • Assemble a healthcare career readiness plan.
  • Discuss current issues in healthcare.
  • Demonstrate evidence of adjustment in own attitudes and beliefs about diversity
  • Provide reflective insight resulting from engaging in the community
  • Build a caregiving mentality

Mission Statement

The Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine prepares undergraduate students for successful entry into healthcare-related graduate and professional programs.

Vision Statement

The Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine will become the premiere pre-health undergraduate program. Through an innovative academic curriculum and immersive clinical, research, and community service initiatives, our students will become altruistic leaders in healthcare.

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Mike Kopec, '05

Chief Resident Physician,
Family Medicine,
University of Michigan Hospitals

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