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Health Professions Fair 2023


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Health Professions Fair

Tuesday, October 17th

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

At the Student Union Ballroom (SU 272)

List of participating schools will be available in early October!

Previous Years Agenda (2022):

Tuesday October 18, 2022

11 am – 2 pm in TRECS

Interested in a health related career? Do you want to go into a health related professional program? Don’t miss out on the annual UT Professions Health Fair! At the fair, you’ll have the opportunity to meet directly with recruiters from health related programs across the region. Pre-Health students are encouraged to attend in order to network and learn more about health profession options and admissions expectations. The fair is open to all students and advisors. Admission is free.

student at 2017 health fair

The Health Professions Fair offers something for everyone:

First and Second Year Students

  • Explore health profession school options
  • Build networks for the future
  • Get tips from school representatives on undergraduate preparation and co-curricular activities

Juniors, Seniors, and Alumni

  • Learn about specific programs from school representatives
  • Collect application and financial aid information
  • Get tips on personal statement writing, the application process, and letters of reference

Tips for Preparing for the Fair

  • Wondering who’s coming to the fair? Take a look at the list of schools participating and check out their websites to identify schools of interest.
  • Prioritize your list of schools to make effective use of your time at the fair.
  • Brainstorm questions you might ask admissions representatives. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
    • What is unique about program X at your university?
    • What types of courses would I take in program X?
    • What experiential components does program X offer (internships, rotations, etc.)?
    • What does your admissions committee look for in an applicant?
    • I read about XYZ on your website. Can you tell me more about that?

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there a dress code? There isn’t. Just dress appropriately for meeting with school reps.
  • What do I bring? You’re encouraged to bring your questions, something to take notes on and a bag for the literature you’ll pick up at the tables.
  • What if I can’t make it at 11? That’s okay. The event is ongoing. Just stop by anytime between 11-2pm.
  • What if I cannot attend the health fair at all? That’s okay. You can find the contact information for each of the programs represented at the fair on this website beginning October 18, 2022
  • Who should attend? Students who are thinking about attending health professions schools and pursuing a career in health care are encouraged to attend.

Represented School

Program(s) Represented

Appalachian College of Pharmacy


Arkansas College of Health Education

Occupational Therapy, Osteopathic Medicine, Physical Therapy, & Master of Science in Biomedicine

Belmont University

Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, & Physical Therapy

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine

Allopathic Medicine

High Point University

Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, & Physician Assistant


Physical Therapy

LMU-SMS PA Program- Harragot

Physician Assistant

Mercer University College of Health Professions

Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Doctor of Psychology, & Master of Athletic Training

Ross University/American University of the Caribbean

Allopathic Medicine

Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy


U.S. Army Medical Recruiting (tentative)

Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Physical Therapy

University of Alabama at Birmingham


University of Pikeville

Optometry & Osteopathic Medicine

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Allopathic Medicine; Pharmacy; Dentistry; Physician Assistant; College of Graduate Health Sciences; Nursing; and Pre-Health Scholars Program

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Public Health

Western Atlantic University School of Medicine

Allopathic Medicine