From Mac to Medicine

"Pathways: Macalester to Medicine" is happening on Saturday, April 9 from 8:15AM-1:00PM. This unique on-campus program will be an incredible networking opportunity for students interested in exploring the field of medicine. Some of Macalester's distinguished physician alumni from across the country will be returning to campus to meet students and to share their experiences in medicine. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the event.

Space will be limited and students will need to register for this event. Registration must be completed by noon on Friday, March 25th. If there are more students than can be accommodated, a faculty committee will select students from the registered pool to attend the event. Students will be notified by March 29 about their attendance status. This event is open to students of any level or major and at any point in their career discernment process.   

In order to register please answer the following questions in a reply email to

  1. Name, graduation date and major/minor/concentration
  2. Why do you want to attend this event? (100 words or less)
  3. Where are you in your decision process about becoming a physician:

__I am quite sure that I will attend medical school

__I am not sure if I want to be a physician and am exploring multiple career options including medicine

__I have just started to think about a career as a physician

__Other: please describe

Questions?  Contact Professor Liz Jansen or Joan Toohey.