The following is a sample medical school recommendation letter request from a pre-medical student that requests a professional letter of recommendation for a professor, physician, or friend. This is only a guide and may be tailored to each individual students requirements. Feel free to copy and paste the information that follows to create your own request for a letter of recommendation. Visit the page on medical school recommendation letters for more information.
When requesting a letter of recommendation, ensure you inform the letter writer of the letter requirements. Include how they should submit the letter as well as the information that should be included.
I would to formally request a professional/personal recommendation letter for admissions to medical school. I intend to apply to the following medical schools: [Insert List of Medical Schools].
I have enclosed a copy of my AMCAS application and my resume/CV as a reference to my professional and extracurricular achievements that often remain unseen in an academic environment. I have also enclosed a copy of the letter request from AMCAS/AACOMAS, which outlines and provides the necessary information for submission of the letter.
AMCAS/AACOMAS/Some Medical School has required that all letters of recommendation be submitted by [ENTER DATE]. Please keep in touch with me in regards to this matter. Feel free to contact me by email or by phone at your earliest convenience. I really appreciate your time and help.
John Q. Doe
Email: [email protected]