Pre-Health Advising Through the EDGE

The Creighton EDGE offers pre-health students one-on-one advising to assist in navigating their undergraduate curriculum, build their application profile and direct them to application and testing resources available to them both online and on campus. Dr. Charles Austerberry directs the pre-health advising with many faculty and staff ready to help students on their path to professional school.

Meet with an Advisor

Sorting out courses or majors when aiming for professional school in the healthcare field can be challenging. Take time to talk with a pre-health advisor in the Creighton EDGE.

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Pre-Health Advisors

Dr. Charles Austerberry
Director for Pre-Health Advising
Linda Dunn
Assistant Director for Pre-Health Advising
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Location and Hours

Pre-health advising is located in the EDGE Office, located in the Reinert Alumni Library building, lower level. Pre-health advising is available to all Creighton students by appointment.

New! Walk-In Pre-Health Advising

Walk-in Pre-Health Advising is now available. Mrs. Linda Dunn will hold walk-in hours in the EDGE offices for students that need a short consultation or have one or two specific questions.

Purpose of Walk-In Advising

  • Short discussions; one or two specific questions
  • Guidance to resources students can explore on their own

Walk-in hours are NOT intended for lengthy discussions or detailed academic planning. Please schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Walk-In Hours


3:00PM - 6:00PM

Walk-in hours are available during Fall and Spring Semesters

Walk-In Location

The EDGE Office

Reinert Library Building

Lower Level

Latest Pre-Health News and Information

MCAT Wisdom from the desk of Dr. Austerberry!

As you enter the time of preparing to take the MCAT, taking the MCAT, and perhaps trying to decide about re-taking the MCAT…here are some WOW (words of wisdom) thoughts you should take to heart, courtesy of our very own Dr. Austerberry: Only take the MCAT when you think it will be your last MCAT [...]

CUSOM Open House!

The Creighton University School of Medicine is holding an Open House in October.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and instructions for registration. CUSOM Open House 2014 Flyer

Short and Thoughtful Essay Asks: “Why Do You Want to Be a Physician?”

Medical school faculty and students, Jesuit communities in the U.S., and others have found this essay insightful. Why Do You Want to be a Physician? It has some good things to think about as you discern your calling, prepare for medical school admissions interviews, etc. It also has links to some other interesting articles.  

Activity Categorization Drop-Down Menu Choices- From the Desk of Dr. Austerberry

You’ll be choosing from this list when entering activities in AMCAS. Often an activity has multiple aspects. New AMCAS Activities Section Many decisions have to be made, including which of the 15 items would be designated as Most Meaningful. Indeed, the list of 15 Work/Activities items is like a puzzle, where the goal is to [...]

Entering PMED Seminar in AMCAS

HOW TO RECORD “PMED Seminar” as a course in AMCAS - From the Desk of Dr. Austerberry  The year, semester, course number, etc. would depend on the particular PMED courses you are entering. You should use “Other” for the Course Classification, enter “SA” for the transcript grade, and 0.00 for the credit hours.  Then, check Pass/Fail in the [...]