January 03, 2017

Opportunities for Under-represented Students in Health Care

A broad list of summer enrichment programs, research opportunities, and other resources designed for under-represented students seeking careers health care.

Health professional schools seek students from racial/ethnic groups that are currently under-represented in the profession. Minority groups considered to have inadequate representation in health care fields include: African Americans, American Indians, Mexican Americans, Mainland Puerto Ricans, individuals from low-income families, and first generation college students. Many professional schools offer programs to encourage and prepare minority students for study in health care. 

This broad list is your one stop to find summer enrichment programs, research opportunities, and other resources available to under-represented students seeking careers health care.