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The Student National Medical Association coordinates health fairs, encourages underrepresented high school students to choose health careers and works to reduce health disparities.
The Office of Diversity Programs is committed to recruiting a diverse group of students, residents and faculty from groups underrepresented in medicine.
Washington University Medical Center is part of a colorful, urban landscape filled with decorative murals.
In addition to providing information on health and nutrition, members of the Public Health Interest Group teach children and their parents how to prepare healthy meals.
Washington University Medical Student Plunge (WUMP) students sorting books into age appropriate categories for family reading nights at Gateway 180

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44th Historia Medica -“Urban Health and the History of Public Hospitals in the US”

Mar 12, 2015

Urban health status has been highly linked with the health of urban public hospitals in the US. Similarly, the persistence of health disparities has been intricately linked with the collapse of core public health services provided by public hospitals. This lecture will explore the history of US public hospitals and the association with urban ills, MORE »

Summer Internship Opportunity for For First or Second Year Medical Students

Washington University School of Medicine is partnering with St. Louis University School of Medicine to develop a cross-school elective experience for first-year medical students next year. This experience will be focused on our region’s medically underserved and uninsured, and will expose students to the St. Louis safety-net, the Integrated Health Network, the Community Referral Coordinator MORE »

Wash U Voices: Ferguson and Beyond

Feb 5, 2015 - Feb 6, 2015

Join us for a series of panel conversations and open forums with our scholars, students and leaders as we explore critical issues facing our university community. MORE »

Health Professions Fair

Feb 3, 2015

The Health Professions Fair provides a forum for high school students primarily from the St. Louis public schools to explore various health related opportunities. Each year approximately 150 students are selected by their high school teachers to participate in the fair. MORE »

2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture

Jan 19, 2015

“From Selma to Ferguson: On Being Faithful to the Moment” Ambassador Charles Stith is the guest speaker for the Office of Diversity Programs’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration lecture.  Prior to assuming his present position as the Director of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center at Boston University, Charles Stith, appointed by President MORE »