Mentoring and Educating Diverse Students and Trainees to Excel as Physicians (MEDSTEP)

Mentoring and Educating Diverse Students and Trainees to Excel as Physicians (MEDSTEP)

Mission:  

To create a sense of community and structured mentorship oppportunities within AMS for individuals who self-identify as underrepresented in medicine

Objectives:

  • Establish a system of mentorship for all medical students and trainees who self-identify as UIM
  • Utilize the group mentorship model and peer mentorship model to leverage resources across the entire AMS UIM community
  • Prepare mentors and mentees to address challenging professional situations
  • Strengthen the sense of community at AMS for UIM faculty, trainees and students
  • Create a safe space for discussion, education and professional growth

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