Creating a Learning Environment Conducive for Members of the LGBTQ+ Community
Non-Elective TURP - To better understand the gaps in care related to racial disparity in the diagnosis and treatment of BPH, and develop a screening process to better address these gaps in a non-white population
Pre-matriculation curriculum on history of racism: Implement and evaluate pilot curriculum, including filing reports required by IRB
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences seeks medical students or biomedical sciences graduate students to work on projects that address social, educational or health care inequities.
This fellowship provides an opportunity to develop leadership skills to advance equity and justice in institutional settings and community-based organizations and advance the Jacobs School’s mission to create a supportive learning environment.
Fellows will work on the research and design, implementation or analysis of a project related to equity and justice. Projects provide experience in creating institutional change, such as policy development or process improvement, and working in interprofessional clinical or administrative teams.
Fellows will meet weekly (or a minimum of four times during a longitudinal experience) with mentors who will assist in developing a work plan and who will monitor progress.
Fellows devote 120 hours, working with a project team, to:
A final report is submitted to the Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement that includes:
Select a project from the list below, identified by administrative units as relating to equity and social justice, or develop one in concert with a mentor in the Jacobs School or at an affiliated institution.
The projects listed below are ready to welcome SJEAL fellows.
Students in the medical education program are eligible to apply.
Master’s students and doctoral students training under a faculty member with a primary appointment in the Jacobs School are also eligible.
Faculty with a primary appointment in the Jacobs School appear on our faculty list.
$3,500 per fellow and funding for fellowship-related travel.
Applications dates will be posted mid-December.
Up to eight fellows will be selected each year for participation by the Diversity, Inclusion, and Learning Environment Committee.
Awards will be announced in the beginning of 2022.