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Why join AED?

We can help you get into medical school or any other health-related school!

  • Medical school trips and open conferences with admissions directors
  • Community service and fundraising for non-profit organizations
  • Scholarship opportunities, educational workshops, and social events
  • Access to the AED resource library to help you prepare for admissions tests
  • Induction into the National AED Honor Society looks great on any resume!
  • Meet motivated people like you...we're here for moral support!!!
  • Advice from senior students and our pre-professional advisor, Dr. Beaird
Benefits of National Membership (provided by the AED National Office):
  • Recognition of outstanding scholarship inclusive of all areas of pre-professional health
  • Opportunity to be part of a national group of students interested in professional health as a career
  • Interaction with 145,000+ members in 186 AED chapters throughout the United States!
  • Publications of the society are devoted to the interests of students in all health professions
  • "The Scalpel" is an educational journal
  • Opportunity to participate in activities which promote interests in pre-professional health
  • Participation in national conventions and meetings of the society
  • Enhanced opportunity to establish and pursue contacts with health professionals
  • Pleasure and satisfaction of life-long membership in an active organization devoted to the professional development of future health care providers
  • Consideration for AED scholarships

What are the requirements?

Chapter membership requirements:

  • UWF student of any major and GPA with interest in health related field
  • Membership fee is $25 per semester or $42 per year

National membership requirements:

  • Completed at least 3 semesters (or 5 quarters)
  • Good standing with your chapter
  • 3.2 science GPA and cumulative GPA
  • $75 one time national membership fee, contrary to most honor societies, which require a yearly fee

National Office email aednationaloffices@tcu.edu