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First Generation Students

Your Medical Student Wellness Book

This guide will help family support students throughout their medical school experience, including resources, a review of the curriculum, and common terms to better understand medical school. If family or students have concerns or need any additional help or guidance, we encourage the student to reach out to the Office of Student Affairs or one of the many sources of support outlined in this guide.

Tools and Resources for First-Generation Medical School Students |

Finding Success as a first-generation medical student |

OSA Insider Podcasts - Topics include:

  • School and Campus Resources
  • Medical School Milestones
  • Career Choices
  • Mentorship and Guidance
  • Skill Development and Personal Growth Program
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Wellness


Academic Support

Learning Environment

Professional Development and Career Mentorship

Emotional Support

Financial Support

Family Connection and Engagement

Campus Resources

External Resources