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Pair a Docs

The Pair a Docs Club is a group for students studying to become professionals in the medical fields including but not limited to DO, MD, DVM, PT/PTA or DDS/DMD.  Club meetings and field trips will focus on mentorship/advising in pre-professional coursework, career exploration, and networking.  In addition, students develop relationships and support systems with their fellow students and advisers. Our goal is to provide unique experiences that will help student decide if a medical career is right for them and empower them to reach their goals.

Please contact Dr. Kness at to hear about what events are offered through the Pair a Docs Club.

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2021-22 Events:

  • I want to be a Doctor? Now what??
    • Thursday, Feb. 3rd –  6 pm – Room 520
    • Overview of Pre-Health Pathways
    • Plan Events for the Semester
  • Make Valentine’s Day Cards & Treats
    • Monday, Feb. 7 – Room 511 (Time TBD)
  • Deliver Valentine’s Day
    • Monday, Feb. 14 – 1 pm
    • Assisted Living & Animal Shelter
  • Suture Wet Lab
    • Friday, Feb. 18th –  1 to 5 pm – Room 511
    • Saturday, Feb. 19th – 10 to 3 pm – Room 511
    • *Sign up required
  • UNI Biology College Visit
    • Monday, Feb. 28th – noon to 6 pm
    • *Sign up required
  • APMA Conference
    • March 11 – 13th – Kansas State
    • *Sign up required by Feb. 15th
  • Interview Skills w/Theresa Klostermann
    • Monday, April 4th – Noon – Room 524
  • AMSACon Conference (Pre-Med)
    • April 7 – 9 – Washington, DC
    • *Sign up required by Feb. 15th
  • Stethoscope Wet Lab
    • Monday, April 18th – 1 to 3 pm – Room 531
  • Transfer Panel
    • Thursday, April 28th – 6 – 8 pm – Location TBD

Interested in a College Visit to a Pre-Prof Medical Program?

Check out the links below to get started!


Student can find information on requirements for perspective career pathways.  Students can generally join the each of these associations.  Membership includes access to information on pathways of study, study tools for National Pre-Entrance Exams, Association Conferences and much more!

Pair a Docs Club is a Chapter of the APVMA.  MPVMA

Contact Danielle Kness, Biology Faculty, for more information.