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Monday, January 22, 2018

Gator Advance Organization

“Gator Advance is an alliance of established student leaders who’ve come together to further inclusion on campus and within the Gainesville community. Focusing on diversity and philanthropy service projects, our progressive members have united, using their experiences to leave environments better than they found them. Gator Advance provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable insight and room for growth through inclusive programming.

We are proud to announce membership applications will open on Monday, January 22nd at! The application cycle closes on Sunday, February 11th. Check out our website to learn more and Like “Gator Advance” on Facebook for updates!”



Friday, January 19, 2018

Primary Care Progress Kick-Off Event - January 23, 2018

Are you a pre-health student interested in joining an interdisciplinary organization focused on improving health care through Primary Care? If so, please join the UF Chapter of Primary Care Progress for our Spring 2018 Kick Off Meeting on Tuesday, January, 23rd at 7pm in HPNP G-103. Food provided. We have many exciting opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students this semester including summer research projects, community outreach, peer mentoring, and the Primary Care Innovations Conference. See our attached flyer to see what UF PCP accomplished in 2017! 

Please RSVP for the Kick-Off:

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Georgetown Med ARCHES summer pipeline program--APPLY NOW by Feb 5! (Free Housing, Stipend incl.)

Good Afternoon:
My name is Kimberly Walker and I am the Director of Diversity and Inclusion in the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
I am excited to share an amazing program that will be offered this summer here at Georgetown.
This e-mail is a call for applicants for the 2018 Dean of Medical Education's Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHESprogram. 
We encourage your students to APPLY NOW!
Our deadline is February 5, 2018 at 5 PM EST and we are hosting upcoming outreach webinars. Click here to sign up for a webinar. 

The Dean of Medical Education's Inaugural Academy for Research, Clinical, and Health Equity Scholarship (ARCHES) is a six-week program for eight undergraduate students who are rising juniors and seniors interested in pursuing medical studies. 
All students are encouraged to apply, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in the health professions and those who identify as first-generation college students. 
This program will engage selected participants in:

  • Clinical experience
  • Guided research
  • Immersive service at Georgetown University
  • Greater DC community on issues of health equity
    GUSOM ARCHES aims to strengthen the research and clinical skills of promising undergraduate students and prepare them for successful matriculation into medical school. 

Program Dates & Benefits:

Dates: Wednesday, June 27 - Friday, August 11, 2018

Summer Stipend: $4,000 ($2,000 paid after the first 3 weeks -
$2,000 paid conclusion of program)

Housing: On-Campus housing at Georgetown University - Same
gender identity, suite style, double-occupancy rooms

Travel: Awarded up to $250 per student on a case by case
basis by the Georgetown Office of Diversity & Inclusion
**NOTE** Students are responsible for their own meals/food costs (except for program event meals provided by ARCHES)

Preference will be given to permanent residents of the District of Columbia (DC).
Complete program details may be found on the ARCHES website.

Applications are due by February 5, 2018 at 5 PM EST.  Apply here! Learn more about the program from our 2017 Fellows!
For more information on GU ARCHES, please contact me via phone (202) 687-7320 or email with the subject heading "GU ARCHES Question".
My hope is that you will share this information with your fellow students who would benefit from such an amazing opportunity, as well as apply! Our recruitment flyer can be found attached.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Thank you in advance for your support.
Kindest Regards,

Kimberly Walker, MA
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Georgetown School of Medicine

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Med-Dent Building Annex 116

3900 Reservoir Road NW

Washington, DC 20007
(P) (202) 687-7