FAQ Medical School: Why Einstein Has an Office of Diversity Enhancement

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FAQ Medical School: Being a Minority Student at Einstein

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Mentoring Bronx Youth

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Celebrating Women's History at Einstein

When Einstein opened its doors in 1955, it broke new ground by rejecting quotas and admitting students—of all creeds, races and genders—on merit alone. There were four women among Einstein’s founding faculty, and 10 by the time Einstein’s first commencement took place in 1959 (for which the graduating class included three women).

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Application now open to our DSSROP summer research program!

If you are a sophomore or junior in high school and have at least a 3.0 science GPA, consider applying! Application available here: http://www.einstein.yu.edu/uploadedFiles/education/md-program/diversity/application-dssrop-2018.pdf

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Elise Mike, MSTP student awarded first place in the SNMA’s Leadership Forum!

Ms. Elise Mike, MSTP student in the Putterman lab, was awarded first place in the SNMA’s National Leadership Institute Research Forum! Please see the attached winning abstract or better yet come by the office to see her poster on the bulletin board! Congratulations Elise!

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Kim Ohaegbulam, MSTP student accepted as a Diversity Mentorship Awardee!

Kim Ohaegbulam

Mr. Kim Ohaegbulam, an expected MSTP graduate for the class of 2019, was accepted as a Diversity Mentorship Awardee from the American Academy of Dermatology. This highly competitive program seeks to provide URM students with mentorship and research opportunities with dermatologists of color with the hopes of diversifying the field. For more information on the program click here https://www.aad.org/members/leadership-institute/mentoring/find-a-mentor/diversity-mentorship-program
Congratulations Kim!

Calling all 3rd and 4th years!

Applications for the Joseph Collins Scholarship are due 02/23! Requirements: $15,000 scholarship will be awarded based on financial need, scholastic record and moral character. Students actively involved in the arts and/or neurology, psychiatry, or becoming a general practitioner will be given preference! Open to all Einstein students! Please see the attached PDF for the application.

Congratulations to Hoops for Health!

They won 3rd place at the Community Health Leadership Conference hosted by the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The winning work addresses how a STEM Curriculum improves health literacy in Bronx elementary school students. To see the winning poster click here and for more information on Hoops for Health or any of our CBSL programs click here.