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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Emergency Medicine Residency

Underrepresented in Medicine Scholarship for Visiting Students

  • $1,000 stipend to cover travel and living expenses
  • Four week elective clerkship
    • 13-15 shifts over four weeks where you will function as an acting intern with direct patient care
    • Weekly didactic sessions
    • SIM sessions
    • Virtual Slack classroom with learning assignments
  • Mentorship opportunities with department leadership and other faculty.
Advocate Christ Medical CenterEmergency Medicine Visiting Student Elective Scholarship Program
Contact: ChristEMStudents
Baylor College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Department

URM Visiting Student Scholarship
Contact: Helen Dailey

Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine

Subsidized Visiting Elective Program 
Contact: Justin McCummings 
Brown UniversityVisiting Clerkship Program for Underrepresented Minorities-See Site for details and Email for more info if interested
Carolinas Medical Center (Atrium Health)

Emergency Medicine Healthcare Disparities Externship

Our healthcare disparities externship is a well-established rotation with a $1000 stipend where MS4 students will get to rotate in our busy level 1 adult and pediatric EDs, complete a healthcare disparities project of their choice with faculty supervision, participate in health disparities lectures, and receive a SLOE. 

Contact: Cortyln Brown

Central Michigan University

A unique EM Rotation Scholarship Opportunity for Students Underrepresented in Medicine.
Contact: Shiela Allen

Cook County Health URM Scholarship/Visiting Minority ClerkshipVisiting Minority Clerkship for Cook County Health
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and Department of Emergency Medicine at Cooper HospitalCooper Emergency Medicine Visiting Scholars Program
Sundip Patel

Denver Health and University of Colorado

Visiting Elective Scholarship Program  
Contact: Manuel R. Montaño, MD (Clerkship Director)
Duke University School of Medicine
Visiting Clinical Scholars Program 
Contact: Office of Diversity and Inclusion or (919) 613-2628 
Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)
See EVMS Scholarship Flyer for details.
EVMS Application Form.
Contact: Traci M. Pugh
Froedtert HospitalMedical Student Rotations at Froedtert Hospital
Contact: Jennifer Myszkowski or Heidi Ludtke
George Washington University SMHS  Emergency MedicineContact: LaQuita Ross

Scholarship for Increasing Diversity in Emergency Medicine: Apply Here


Contact: Tara M Morrison, CAE, CMP

Hackensack University Medical Center (New Jersey)Contact: La'Shari Valentin 
Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterPlease contact harbordiversity@gmail.com with any questions.

Harvard Medical School

Visiting Clerkship Program 
Contact: Fahri Ercem

Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Mass General Brigham (HAEMR)
Visiting Clerkship Program for Underrepresented in Medicine Students
Mass General: Contact Eric Shappell
Brigham and Women’s: Contact Kathleen Wittells 
Henry Ford HospitalContact: Dr. Jason Folt
Hennepin County Medical Center (Hennepin Healthcare) Diversity Externship ScholarshipContact: jean.jones@hcmed.org or hennepin.em.diversity@gmail.com
Highland Department of EM in Oakland, CAContact: David Duong, MD MS

Indiana University Department of Emergency Medicine

Contact: Dr. Nash Whitaker
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences- University at BuffaloContact: Samantha Bordonaro, MD
Kaiser Permanente Family Medicine Residency RPrIDE (Residency Promoting Inclusion Diversity and Equity)

To inquire about the program please contact: graduatemedicaleduca@kp.org


Keck School of Medicine Diversity in Medicine Visiting Clerkship AwardContact: Dr. Taku Taira
LSU Health Sciences Center - Section of Emergency Medicine LSU - New Orleans
Visiting Clerkship in Emergency Medicine Scholarship Program for Underrepresented Minorities 
Contact: Dr. Jennifer Avegno 
Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center is very excited to announce will be accepting visiting students for our 4th year Emergency Medicine Clerkship.

New this year is a Visiting Student Diversity Scholarship Program which can be applied for within the VSLO application to the rotation.

Contact: Timothy Fallon, MD (Associate Residency Program Director)

Maimonides Medical CenterContact: Eric Lee, MD or Jeanette Kurbedin, DO
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester MN campus)  Visiting Medical Student Clerkship Program - Diversity Scholarship
Medical College of Wisconsin

2021 Visiting Medical Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM) Student Elective Program Contact: Valerie Flanary, MD


Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship


Michigan MedicineHealth Equity Visiting Clerkship
Contact: Dr. Marcia Perry or 734-764-8185
The New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program 

The New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program is proud to invite students who are underrepresented in medicine to apply for a sub-internship through the Visiting Clerkship Program (VCP).  DiversifiED, the WCM Department of Emergency Medicine diversity committee is sponsoring a stipend to offset the costs for an underrepresented in medicine (URiM) medical student to complete this 4-week clinical rotation in Emergency Medicine at NewYork Presbyterian. Out of state students are eligible for a $2500 stipend to reimburse travel and housing. Students will spend the four weeks, split into two weeks intervals at our Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia Medical Center sites.  The four-week grant-sponsored clerkship is scheduled for September 2021. The dates of the rotation are August 30, 2021, through September 26, 2021  

*Stipend applications for the September 2021 rotation are due by May 15, 2021.*  

Please note that you are required to submit a separate application through VSAS. Your stipend application will be considered incomplete until you do so.   

For further information on the program, please see https://sites.google.com/view/emergency-medicine-visiting-sc/home   

Application link  https://weillcornell.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8BNGkMcPkBzTga2   

Questions: jat2033@med.cornell.edu  


New York University Bellevue Emergency Medicine Summer FellowshipFor summer 2020
New York University School of Medicine & The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine
NYU Langone/ Bellevue is proud to offer the Emergency Medicine Visiting Elective Scholarship for Fourth-Year URM Students.  We welcome URM Students (per the Association of American Medical Colleges’ definition of URMs: individuals of black, Latino, and Native-American race and ethnicity) who apply to rotate in our Visiting Elective in Emergency Medicine starting in June 2020 through October 2020 to apply for a $1000 scholarship for their rotation in NYC.
Contact: Ellie Pena, Program Administrator
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityVisiting Elective Program for Students Underrepresented in Medicine
Acceptance to the Visiting Elective Program for Students Underrepresented in Medicine is contingent upon acceptance to the Visiting Student Program for a US Applicant. Students enrolled in medical schools outside of the US and Puerto Rico are not eligible to apply. Additional questions that are not addressed in the pdf application on the website should be directed to: visitingstudents@northwestern.edu
Ohio State University College of MedicineAll interested scholarship applicants must submit the below application materials to our program coordinator, Brittany Williams, by May 15, 2021
OHSU Graduate Medical Education and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion
OHSU Diversity Program for Visiting Students  
Contact: GME Diversity Program or (503) 494-8652. 
Or Kim Regner, Education Coordinator, Department of Emergency Medicine
Orlando Health Emergency Medicine Residency ProgramAcademic Scholarship for EM Elective for Underrepresented Minorities at Orlando Health. Click Here for Application.

Contact: R-EMRES@orlandohealth.com

Prisma Health-Upstate- Greenville, SCPrisma Health-Upstate Contact: Jess Marke Clerkship Coordinator or (864) 455-6341. 
Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine Diversity ScholarshipContact: Kristi Lamb
Rush Medical CollegeRush is pleased to be able to offer two funded scholarship positions for students traditionally underrepresented in medicine to rotate in our ED.  

Contact: Karmen Howard

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Visiting sub-Internship Program for Underrepresented in Medicine (VIP - UiM). Click here to apply.

Contact: Tiffany Thompson, MA
Stanford University School of Medicine and the Department of Emergency Medicine
Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) 
Contact: Al'ai Alvarez, MD, Assistant Residency Program Director
UC San Francisco
Visiting Elective Scholarship Program
Contact: Sandra Lieu
UCLA Department of Emergency Medicine

Visiting Elective Diversity Scholarship

University of California Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
Visiting Underrepresented Scholar Program: UCDEM VUSP Description 
Apply Here: UC Davis Application
Contact: Anubhav Kaur (clerkship coordinator)
University of California Irvine School of MedicineUnderrepresented and Diversity Visiting Student Scholarship
Contact: Sonia Portillo
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Minority
Visiting Clerkship Program  
Contact: N. Oliver
University of Florida College of Medicine - JacksonvilleVisiting Elective Scholars Program
Contact: Lexie Mannix, MD
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Emergency Medicine
Visiting Elective Scholarship Program  
Contact: Hans House, MD,  or Kelby Kiefer,  319-384-6468
University of Kansas School of Medicine Emergency Department

To apply for this scholarship, you will need to apply for ERMD 919 rotation via VSAS and fill out the scholarship application here.

For additional information, please contact Jean Wolf

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)

URM Visiting Student Application

Contact Lara Maisch and Melanie Camejo for more information

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

The University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine Scholarship for Under-Represented Minority Providers in Emergency Medicine. Click Here for Scholarship Flyer.

Contact: Kari Corker

University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 
Penn Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Clerkship Program 
Contact: Eugenia C. South, MD, MS, Assistant Professor / Iris Reyes, MD, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine / Kevin R. Scott, MD MSEd, Assistant Residency Director
University of Pittsburgh

Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD Visiting Clerkship (JSPVC) for Students Underrepresented in Medicine

Contact: Rhonda Matthews

University of Vermont Visiting Student Elective Scholarship Program (VSESP)Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Larner College of Medicine and the Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Vermont Medicine Center. The Scholarship program funded through the generous donations of Emergency Medicine faculty members provides a $2,500 stipend to visiting students to support travel and housing during the elective. We aim to:
  • Increase awareness of training and career opportunities in academic emergency medicine.
  • Encourage students from diverse backgrounds to apply to the University of Vermont Medical Center’s EM residency program.
  • Provide mentorship and networking for fourth-year medical students underrepresented in medicine such as racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ-identified or gender nonconforming individuals, individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, and those with special needs.

Contact: Sarah Schlein, MD, FACEP FAWM, DiMM

University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Washington Emergency Medicine Scholars Program
Contact: Alexis Rush, Coordinator
University of Wisconsin, Department of Emergency Medicine

Diversity Scholarship for Visiting Medical Students
Contact: Niki Hagen

UT Southwestern Emergency Medicine Visiting Elective ProgramIf you have any questions about the Visiting Elective Program, please contact Ava Pierce, MD.
Vanderbilt Department of Emergency Medicine and Vanderbilt University Office of Diversity Affairs
Vanderbilt URM Stipend for Visiting Medical Students
Contact: Cheri Crum
VCU Emergency Medicine Health Equity Acting InternshipThe Emergency Medicine Health Equity AI is a 4-week acting internship intended for students with a special interest in underserved patient populations or in underrepresentation in emergency medicine. Applicants must apply through VSAS, meet VCU School of Medicine requirements, and submit a 500-word description of how their experiences have influenced their study of medicine, their career choice (past, present, or future), or affected their appreciation of challenges faced by medically underserved and under-resourced populations. Applicants may apply as early as February 1st by uploading a CV and essay. Acceptances made prior to VCU opening in VSAS are contingent upon satisfying VCU School of Medicine requirements through VSAS. Financial assistance for the rotation will be offered by means of reimbursement. More information about VCU rotations will be available in VSAS in March, and processing of VSAS applications will begin in April. Contact: Nathan Lewis, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Health Scholarship Clerkship
Contact: Joycelyn Johnson or 336 716-3770
Washington University School of Medicine

Diversity Scholarship

Contact: Ernesto Romo 

West Virginia University
Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Medical scholarship for Emergency Medicine at WVU    
Contact person: Ashley Curry
William Beaumont Hospital
See Beaumont URM Flyer for more information.
Clerkship Coordinator: Takesha Shelton
Information Contact: Ronny Otero
Yale New Haven Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine Scholarship for Underrepresented Minorities 
Contact: Lisa Courtney