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The health professions advisor is integral to the admissions and exploration process for applicants interested in pursuing a career in health professions. The Texas Health Education Service aims to serve as a resource to support advisors in their mission to support and guide applicants through the development of advising resources, partnership with the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP), the Southeastern Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (SAAHP), and the Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (TAAHP).

In addition, the Texas Health Education Service offers consulting for review and evaluation of pre-health professions programs at institutions around Texas. This service is provided to pre-health advisors as a means of allowing them to review all elements of their pre-health program by an external and qualified source.


Texas Association for Advisors for the Health Professions


TAAHP connects Texas health professions advisors to each other and to the professional schools that our students seek to enter.

The Texas Association for Advisors of Health Professions brings together advisors statewide to improve advising for students entering health professions.

At the annual TAAHP conference, advisors and schools learn from each other to improve the training of Texas undergraduates to enter health professions schools.


National Association for Advisors for the Health Professions


The National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions serves as a resource for the professional development of health professions advisors.

It is a representative voice with health professions schools and their professional associations, undergraduate institutions, and other health professions organizations. The Association promotes high standards for health professions advising at universities and colleges. It assists advisors in fostering the intellectual, personal, and humanistic development of students as they prepare for careers in health professions.


Southeastern Association of Advisors for the Health Professions


The Southeastern Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (SAAHP) is comprised of colleges and universities in the Southeastern U.S. concerned with the preparation of students for further study in a wide variety of health-related professions, including allopathic and osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, physician assistants, nursing, pharmacy, medical technology, chiropractic, and others. Together with three other regional organizations they comprise the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP).



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