1. Stanford Department of Pediatrics 

Underrepresented in Medicine Funded Visiting Pediatrics Clerkship

Program Description 

Diversity is a core value at Stanford School of Medicine. Our goal is to draw from people with a variety of backgrounds and life experiences to reach a new level of innovation in teaching, research and caring for patients. Innovative programs ensure diversity is reflected in our programs, culture and leadership.

In partnership with the Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE), the funded visiting pediatrics clerkship program is designed to give students a chance to experience the exceptional training that Stanford Pediatrics has to offer. In addition, it provides Stanford Pediatrics residents and faculty a chance to form a close working relationship with each student.

UIM Clerkship Announcement 2019

2.The University of Washington (UW)/Seattle Children’s Hospital

Program Description

Our visiting student program is designed to give students the opportunity to experience the exceptional training that the University Of Washington School Of Medicine has to offer. Students will spend four weeks either on one of the ward teams at Seattle Children's Hospital as an acting intern or as a Nephrology elective student caring for patients in the clinic and on the wards. Other subspecialty services may be considered based on availability. They will care for a variety of patients ranging the spectrum from general pediatrics to medically complex in our tertiary care center.

University of Washington Diversity Elective Description 2019

University of Washington Application Form

3.Yale Pediatrics Minority Visiting Elective Program

Program Description

Yale Pediatrics Minority Visiting Elective program includes a four-week clinical rotation (elective or sub-internship) as well as full participation in residency program didactic learning experiences. Visiting students also will engage in weekly meetings with a member of the Yale Pediatric Residency Program Leadership Team to receive career mentoring.

The Grover Powers, MD Yale Pediatrics Minority Visiting Elective Program and the Department of Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine are committed to building a diverse workforce of future pediatricians who are ready to serve the needs of all children. To this end, we have established the Grover Powers, MD Yale Pediatrics Minority Visiting Elective Program, a four-week, funded externship for fourth year medical students in US medical schools from races and ethnicities underrepresented in medicine (URM). URM is currently defined based on U.S. population demographics as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

Click here to learn more the program.