Diversity and Inclusion News

Success Story: Lorraine Whitehair

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I was in high school, students were asked to participate in career-day activities. I thought about the conditions on my reservation and knew of the great need in my own community.


Apply Today for the P-MAP Program!

The Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) Program is a 12-month, full-time, intensive medical school preparation program designed for students who have experienced greater than average challenges in preparing to become competitive medical school applicants.  The program includes a Master of Science degree in Cellular & Molecular Medicine, customized academic plans and seminars. P-MAP students will be admitted to COM-Tucson after successful completion of the program. Application Deadline: November 3, 2014. Visit www.medicine.arizona.edu/pmap for more information and to apply.


Success Story: Linda Markle

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I was growing up, my parents told me, “Don’t be like us (being sheepherders), go to school and become a doctor.” That stuck in my head and has been a motivator for me to pursue a career in the healthcare profession.


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