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Pre-Medical Information



For overview information, pre-requisites and holistic planning for medical school, please click the “Medical Handout” link for a printable version.

Click for printable version: Medical Handout

Student Organizations

As a student at UTSA, there are a variety of registered UTSA student organizations available for students to be involved with during their college experience.  For a full listing of all student organizations including health professions based organizations, please utilize the Student Activities website: (Click “Health Professions” Categories)

For full information regarding UTSA Student Activities:

Special Programs

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP):  The program was created by the Texas Legislature as Senate Bill 940 to provide support and services to “highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students” who want to become physicians.  Admission to JAMP is selective and limited.  Students must meet with the JAMP faculty Director during freshman year to review coursework and eligibility, submit a formal “Intent to Apply,” and formally apply online by October 1st of their sophomore year.  For more information, please review the website at: and contact the UHPO for additional information and advisement.

FAME (Facilitated Acceptance to Medical Education):  For more information please review this link.

For more information about, or to apply to, the FAME program please Click Here.
FAME Program Coordinator: Tracy L. Lopez
Phone: 210-458-6040


The UHPO keeps and maintains resources that will be available to students in our office.  These include books, journals, handouts, and other resources.  Useful information about medicine as a profession can be found on websites including:



In the “overview” section above, please click the “Medical Handout” link for a printable version of the required prerequisites for Medical Schools in Texas.  Please note that prerequisites are subject to change and we encourage all prospective students to review each schools prerequisites and requirements individually. 

For all Texas Medical Schools and prerequisites please visit:
or (Click “Medical” Category at the top of the website)

For Medical Schools outside of Texas, please visit AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) through AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) at: