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Announcements and Opportunities

The Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity (SID) is committed to sharing resources that are important to students, faculty and professionals. The announcements, programs and news within these pages are intended both to provide information and opportunities for all.


 Building Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP) Conference hosted by Duke University School of Medicine: May 5-6, 2017

 Visiting Clerkship Scholarship Program 

African Americans in Medicine: An American Story Come to BGCME on Wednesday, April 12th from 11:30am-1:00pm to hear Dr. Rahn Bailey, MD, DFAPA

Stanford Department of Pediatrics Funded Visiting Clerkship for Underrepresented Minority (URM) Medical Students. For more information click here.

Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs: Visiting Electives Program for Students Underrepresented in Medicine (VEPSUM) Fellowship Opportunity 

The Executive Planning Committee of the 5thAnnual National LGBT Health Workforce Conference® would like to officially invite you and your institutional members to participate in our activities and work towards building a health workforce responsive to the unique needs of the LGBT community. For more information about the conference details click here or participate in the Career Fair.

 2017 LGBT Leadership Awards 



Vascular Surgery Away Elective for MS4 Students 

The vascular surgery department at the University of Colorado has secured funding to support travel and housing for a student rotation in vascular surgery and they have asked me to share this opportunity with advisors of medical students interested in surgery and especially vascular surgery.  Away rotations can be a good way for students to get to know a department and also for recruitment.  Our surgery department is committed to excellence and diversity so I hope you will share this flyer with your students and student advisors. Please click link below for more information.

Vascular Surgery Med Student Grant 



Orthopedic Clerkship Opportunity Spring 2017

The University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Jackson-Steindler Orthopedic Clerkship. Beginning in Spring 2017, one or two outstanding medical students who have successfully completed the third year of medical school at a LCME-accredited institution and who have an interest in orthopedics will be selected for this award.  The award will include support for housing and travel. For more information click here.

 Valuable Research Opportunity for Minority Medical Students and Residents- Encouraging students to apply by February 1! 

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), through its Minority Recruitment Initiative, works to ensure that more underrepresented minority medical students and residents have a chance to explore hematology as a career option. The following research and mentor ship opportunities are currently available to eligible students and residents. For more information click here



Inside the AAMC

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions. Below is a list of announcements from the AAMC.


The following are ways for professionals and students to participate in programs, training, research, fellowship and more.


Read the latest on trends and issues of importance.



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