We are the Western Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (WAAHP), committed to the professional development of pre-health advisors in our region:

  • Alaska     

  • Arizona

  • California

  • Colorado

  • Hawaii

  • Idaho

  • Montana

  • Nevada

  • New Mexico

  • Oregon

  • Utah

  • Washington

  • Wyoming &

  • The Pacific US Territories


WAAHP includes accredited colleges and schools, professional schools and organizations, and pre-health advisors – whether faculty, staff, or administrators. We all share a common bond in helping our students prepare for and apply to programs in the health professions.


Through WAAHP, we share our information and expertise, discuss hot topics, and exchange advising materials and ideas – all for the benefit of our students. 


WAAHP is part of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) and gives you access to pre-health advisors, admissions deans, and professional schools and associations across the nation. NAAHP and WAAHP collaborate with an Advisory Council of professional organizations, including the national organizations for medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and many more….

WAAHP 2019

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