Frequently asked questions

What is AED?

AED is a National Premedical Honor Society dedicated to providing resources and tools for development and your pre-professional needs.

How can I join?

We have 2 types of memberships, Associate and National memberships. For new members, we reccommend applying for our Associate membership via our "Applications" tab on our website. It's a $30 fee for one semester and a $50 fee for a year long membership. More details can be found on the Applications tab.

What if I paid for a year long membership in the spring, does it carry over?

Yes! Buying a year long membership in the spring means that you don't have to renew your membership until the new application open during the spring semester.

Will there be in person events this year?

Yes, although there are no mandatory in person events for the Fall semester, we will be having in person events this year. All events will be adhering to strict social distincing guidlines and be excercised with caution.

What should I do if I missed the pick up date for the shirt?

Don't worry, there will be pleanty more dates coming up for you to pick up your shirt, just keep a look out in your email for the next available date!

What should I do if I missed a General Body Meeting?

If you missed a GBM, the Prezi can be found on our website under the "Resources" tab.

Is AED just for premedical students?

Nope! Here at AED, we provide resources for all Pre-Health students, and the resources provided can even help you if you're not Pre-Health at all!

What if I have to cancel on a limited spot event due to COVID symptoms?

Don't worry, we understand. You will not recieve a strike for canceling due to COVID symptoms, we encourage that if at any time, you experience symptoms, let us know and excersice safe practices.

Where can I check to see how many points I have?

Your active status, along with how many points you have, can be checked under our "Membership Logs" tab.

Can I join as a transfer student

Yes, we welcome all students! You would join by filling out the associate application found under the memberships tab.

How do I attend the virtual events and General Body Meetings?

You can attend the virtual events and our General Body Meetings by clicking on the event name under the events tab. This will direct you to the zoom session for the event.

Can I attend the General Body Meeting and events if I am not a member?

Yes! We always keep track of your points so that when you do become a member we have an accurate count.

What are the benefits of being a national member?

As a national member, you have priority for all limited-spot events such as Intubation Clinics, Suture workshops, medical school tours, and more. This is important because sign-ups for these events are first-come-first-serve and fill up very quickly.

Do you have to be a member of AED starting from freshman year?

No! AED offers semester-long membership and year-long memberships. You can join anytime during your undergraduate education.

What should I do if I attended an event, but did not recieve a point for it?

You should email your concern regarding your points to the AED secretary providing your name (zoom name for online events), and the event you wish to recieve credit for. Be sure to have "Amaya" in the subject line of your email


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