MD Program

Contact MD Admissions

1213 MERF
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2600
Phone:(800) 493-7415
Phone:(319) 335-8052
Fax: (319) 335-8049

  • Admission to Medical School (MD)

    The Admissions Committee for the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine admits students who have a genuine interest in the study of medicine; show a desire and commitment to serve the public in matters of health; and who have the intellectual ability to manage the changing scientific and technological information required by a competent physician in today’s world.

    Personal qualities considered by the Admissions Committee include high moral character, independent thinking, the ability to communicate and interact with others in a sensitive and caring way, personal stability and dedication to the ideal of service.

    Understanding the importance of the educational benefits resulting from a diverse student population and the interest by the medical profession in serving the healthcare needs of a changing American population, the Admissions Committee values each applicant’s unique strengths, experiences and background.

    Recruiting Schedule 2016 

    Wednesday, February 10, Iowa State University People to People Career Fair, Scheman Building,  Ames, IA

    Tuesday, February 23, The University of Arizona's Health Professions Expo, Tucson, AZ

    Wednesday, February 24, Arizona State University Health Professions Fair, Tempe, AZ

    Wednesday, February 24, University of Iowa Fall Job and Internship Fair, Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA

    Wednesday, March 16, University of Michigan Health Professions Fair, Ann Arbor, MI

    Friday, March 25, Student National Medical Association, Premed Recruitment Fair, Austin, TX

    Saturday, April 2, One Step Before:  Northwestern University's Medical School and Health Professions Day Fair, Evanston, IL

    Saturday, June 18, NAAHP Health Professions Fair, Minneapolis, MN

    2014 University of California-Davis - Denise Martinez, M.D., "Everything I Wish I knew As A Pre-Med" 

      2014 University of California-Davis - Kathi Huebner, M.A., "Medical Admissions Panel 1"