Diversity and Inclusion News

Summer Medical & Dental Education Program Application Now Open!

The Summer Medical & Dental Education Program (SMDEP) was founded in 1988 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase the number of highly qualified medical school applicants from minority groups that were underrepresented in medicine.

Health Professions Fair

On Tuesday, October 15, the College of Medicine hosted the Health Professions Fair in conjunction with the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and the Arizona Health Sciences Library. 

Pre-Health Information Blast, Saturday, Nov. 2

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Diversity Seminar Series Launches with Talk on Improving Health Care for LGBT Patients

Join us to learn about LGBT health care concerns and experiences and gain insight on improving their care.

Improving health care for LGBT patients will be the inaugural topic of the University of Arizona College of Medicine and its Office of Diversity & Inclusion Diversity Seminar Series taking place on Monday, October 21 at 4 p.m., in DuVal Auditorium


Mock MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test)

The Offices of Diversity & Inclusion and Admissions are pleased to offer students preparing to take the MCAT a chance to practice taking this exam. The Mock MCAT is a simulation of the actual MCAT using a practice exam provided by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC).

MED 493A: Pre-health Integrated Course Underway

The MED 493A: Pre-health Integrated Experiential Learning course is underway for the Fall 2013 course with 15 pre-health students enrolled. This hands-on course meets once per week in the College of Medicine and includes clinical rotations throughout Tucson.