"To find health should be the object of the doctor. Anyone can find disease."  —Andrew T. Still, MD, DO


"As a family physician, my job is listening to people's stories."
—Jon S. Hallberg, MD

Community Service

Community Service is an important part of the preparation for a career in the health professions. Health professionals are usually strongly linked to their community, and most show their commitment to the community through volunteer work. Professional schools want to see that you have a genuine interest in helping to better the lives of others in your community. They will often ask you specific questions on applications about your service commitments. It is also an excellent way to demonstrate your ability to serve in a leadership role. 

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