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To make shadowing opportunities more accessible to undergraduates from minority or disadvantaged backgrounds exploring careers in medicine.
The program will provide one half day shadow experience per semester. During each semester, participating physicians will be from the Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine (and subspecialties), Department of Otolaryngology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiology, Department of Ophthalmology, Department of Pathology, and the Physical Therapy Program.
Preference will be given to students who:
You will be required by the end of the semester to submit through this site a brief summary of your experience, what you learned, how you have benefitted and feedback on the program.
September 13th - Shadowing applications due. You will be notified of your acceptance to the program by September 14th.
MANDATORY Professionalism and HIPAA training. If you have ever participated in a training with Dr. Martinez, you are exempt from this requirement. If not, you must attend one of the following sessions:
October 3 - December 9: Physician Shadowing experiences dependent upon department and student availability.
December 31st: Evaluation of your experience due to Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives
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