At our medical school, diversity is not just a matter of numbers. It’s an active commitment to nurturing future physicians who are dedicated to eliminating health care disparities and helping those most in need.
We promote diversity by recruiting students who appreciate and
learn from each other’s differences while collaborating
toward a common goal—namely, delivering exemplary care to
Our student body brings to bear a broad range of experiences and backgrounds that reflect our increasingly heterogeneous region, state and nation.
Their diverse perspectives are helping them evolve not only into
physicians who are fully equipped to meet the health care needs of
a pluralistic society, but leaders who will develop the most
creative solutions to the complex challenges facing 21st century
In our effort to attract the most promising students and support
their development, we offer several enrichment programs for
individuals from groups underrepresented in medicine.
Our Office of Medical Education drives our initiatives to retain matriculated students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
To this end, we offer a variety of programs and services for our students, including: