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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.
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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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Achilefu named to Chemistry, Optical Societies

Samuel Achilefu, PhD, the Michel M. Ter-Pogossian Professor of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected as a fellow to the Royal Society of Chemistry and to The Optical Society. To read more please visit Washington University School of Medicine’s news hub. MORE »

“Perspectives” Dialogue Circle – The Model Minority

Nov 3, 2016

The Campus Diversity Collaborative and Human Resources invites faculty and staff to discuss diversity and inclusion as it relates to race, class and our community. The November dialogue will be led by Adia Wingfield from the Department of Sociology around the “Model Minority.” See Adia’s recent article in The Atlantic. No RSVP needed. Attendees are MORE »

Achilefu receives inaugural breast cancer research award

Samuel Achilefu, PhD, a scientist and inventor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been recognized as the first recipient of the Breast Cancer Research Program Distinguished Investigator Award, from the U.S. Department of Defense. To read more please visit Washington University School of Medicine’s news hub. MORE »

Camp Yeakey named Marshall S. Snow Professor

Carol Camp Yeakey, a professor of education, of urban studies, of international and area studies, and of American culture studies, all in Arts & Sciences, has been named the Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. To read more please visit Washington University School of Medicine’s news hub. MORE »

Homer G. Phillips Public Health Lecture

Oct 21, 2016

This public health lecture series is named in honor of the historic Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, the premier training ground for African American medical professionals.  Although it closed its doors on August 17, 1979, we can learn much from the hospital’s history, presented by the very people who worked diligently to provide MORE »