This opportunity is offered to candidates accepted into UB medical school whose individual life experiences and perspectives will enhance our community through inclusive excellence.
Guided by strong evidence that a diversity of perspectives and experiences provide richer solutions to the complex challenges of academic medicine, motivated by UB’s commitment to be fully inclusive and supportive of all students, and dedicated to the belief that a diverse medical student body enhances the quality of the educational experience for all students and ultimately improves health care in the global community, we seek applicants with:
Awardee will become a member of a committee of the Council on Inclusion in Medicine and Science.
$5,000 annual tuition allowance for four years; $20,000 total
April 25, 2019
Awardees will be notified in mid-May.
Applicants for the fellowship must be accepted as first-year students of UB's medical school.
Email the following as a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org:
What significant or unusual social, cultural, economic or other barriers have you overcome in pursuit of your education? Please provide details as to the insights, perspectives and/or skills you gained. How will your personal circumstances, experiences and beliefs contribute to an inclusive scholarly community? What do you hope to accomplish in your medical career in terms of community outreach and dealing with health disparities?
If you have questions about the fellowship, please e-mail email@example.com or call 716-829-3543.