MENTORING IN MEDICINE, INC. APRIL 2023 E-NEWSLETTER April is Minority Health Month!
Many organizations (medical, research, government) utilize this month to raise awareness about health disparities. The staff members at Mentoring in Medicine work hard all year round to eliminate health differences. Our mission is threefold: (1) to expose, educate and empower our students to become competitive health and science graduate school applicants, (2) to help diversify the biomedical workforce and (3) to promote healthy living in our communities. We feature year-round educational opportunities for learners that begin in elementary school and extend to careers. In 15 years, we have impacted nearly 60,000 students, parents and educators! Our work to save lives continues! Please join us!
MIM Student, Danya Contreras, 4th Year Medical Student at SUNY Upstate, Featured on BronxNet with MIM President, Dr. Holden
We welcome and appreciate your participation and support. Please donate today at https://medicalmentor.org/donate/
1-MIM MEDICAL SCHOOL APPLICATION BOOTCAMP (Virtual)
Are you applying to medical school in 2023? Join the MIM Medical School Application Boot Camp! You will be guided through the application process with former admissions committee members. Once you have completed the boot camp, you will receive feedback from coaches. Our goal is to help you to prepare your most competitive application and to apply early.
The sessions will not be recorded.
Dates: Tuesday, April 25, 2023, Wednesday, April 26, 2023, Thursday, April 27, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm-9:30 pm ET each night
2. BLACK AND LATINO MEN IN MEDICINE CONFERENCE (Hybrid)
Sponsored by Weill-Cornell University, this hybrid conference is open to students from high school to medical school.
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023
Time: 9:30 am-1:30 pm ET
3-For Medical Students
Associated Medical Schools of New York Presents the
DIVERSITY IN MEDICINE SERIES (Virtual)
This virtual seminar will feature Radiation Oncology from Dr. Patricia Mae Santos. Dr. Santos is a rising 5th year resident at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She will discuss her journey and opportunities in Radiation Oncology.
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm ET
INTERNSHIPS AND PROGRAMS
Please read below for the upcoming opportunities for college and post-baccalaureate students. Deadlines to apply vary!
1-EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT CLINICAL EXPOSURE AND MENTORING PROGRAM (ED-CEMP) (NYC area) Overview: Students will volunteer, shadow, and learn about many specialties and medical careers in a busy urban ED. Students will also participate in community service. Students must at least be entering a 2-4 year college and post/baccalaureate student to apply. Eligibility: Low-income college and post-baccalaureate students and students under-represented in medicine who live in the NYC area and intend to apply to health professional school (All are welcome to apply.) Students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in this program. Students in health professional school do NOT qualify. The program entails the following minimum number of hours for completion over a 4-month period at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx: (1) 100 hours of volunteering (2) 25 hours shadowing (3) 40 hours of community service project(s) Fee: FREE DEADLINE TO APPLY May 1, 2023