Medical School Recommendation Letter Request

An example of a letter to request a letter...

Medical School Recommendation Letter Request
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.



Dear Sir/Madam,

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]

Tel: 555-555-5555

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