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Internships, Fellowships, Scholarships and Away Rotation Programs

Current students may be eligible to participate in internship or fellowship programs. View the list below.

Albany Medical College

Albany Medical College offers funded electives for students underrepresented in medicine in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Surgery. Learn more about this opportunity.

American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) offers Medical Student Diversity Scholarships to fund travel to the AAN Annual Meeting.Learn more about this opportunity.

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) offers grants for underrepresented minority students to do elective away rotations in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and for minority students to attend the AAO-HNS National Meeting.  Learn more about these opportunities.

American College of Radiology

The American College of Radiology and Nth Dimensions Educational Solutions sponsor an annual summer internship program for first-year gender and ethnic minority students including those in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery J. Robert Gladden or Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society mentoring program.  Learn more about this opportunity.

American Society of Hematology

The American  Society of Hematology offers funded research experiences for underrepresented in medicine medical students ranging from 8 weeks to one year.  Learn more about this opportunity.

American Society for Radiation Oncology

The American Society for Radiation Oncology offers Minority Summer Fellowships designed to introduce students from underrepresented minority groups to the discipline of radiation oncology. Learn more about this opportunity.

Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center offers funded electives for visiting medical students underrepresented in medicine. Learn more about this opportunity.

Brown University

Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School offers visiting student scholarships for rotations in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Learn more about this opportunity.

Children’s National/George Washington University

Children’s National and George Washington University offer a Minority Senior Scholarship Program for rotations to expose underrepresented in medicine students to Academic Pediatrics. Learn more about this opportunity.

Duke University School of Medicine

Duke University School of Medicine offers a visiting scholars program for underrepresented in medicine students featuring rotations in Surgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Neurology, Pathology and Radiology. Learn more about this opportunity.

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School offers a paid Visiting Research Internship Program for first- and second-year medical students. Learn more about this opportunity.

Harvard Medical School’s funded visiting clerkship program offers rotations in Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Surgery.  Learn more about these opportunities at https://mfdp.med.harvard.edu/vcp.

Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine offers funded visiting clerkship opportunities for underrepresented minorities. Learn more about this opportunity.

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine offers funded research and clinical clerkships for underrepresented minority students. Get more information at http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/otolaryngology/education/medical_school_clerkship.html.

Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University Health Science Center – New Orleans offers funded visiting clerkships in Emergency Medicine.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.nolaem.com/program/students/.

Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic offers funded visiting clerkships for underrepresented in medicine students in all specialties at its three campuses.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.mayo.edu/mayo-clinic-school-of-graduate-medical-education/visiting-medical-student-clerkships.

Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin offers a paid Diversity Summer Health-Related Research Education Program for first- and second-year medical students funded through the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.mcw.edu/Diversity-Programs/DSHREP.htm.

Medical University of South Carolina

The Medical University of South Carolina’s funded visiting student program offers rotations in Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery and Urology.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/com/education/diversity/programs/Underrepresented%20in%20Medicin...

Mount Sinai

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai offers funded visiting electives for underrepresented in medicine students in Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery and Urology.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about/diversity/cmca/groups/electives.

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

To be eligible for this program, applicants must be currently enrolled as full-time students in their last year of an eligible allopathic or osteopathic degree program at a fully-accredited school, and planning to complete an accredited primary care residency in a NHSC-approved specialty (Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry).  In addition, applicants should be interested in working with underserved communities in high-need areas throughout the United States and its territories.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/studentstoserviceprogram/index.html?utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NHSC%20Update&utm_content=S2S+Pre-application+8.21.13+-+Prof%2C+Academic%2C+SLRP.

New York University

New York University School of Medicine offers funded visiting electives for students underrepresented in medicine.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://med.nyu.edu/our-community/why-nyu-school-medicine/diversity-inclusion/sites/default/files/PDF/nyulmc-oda-visiting-elective-program-description-rga.pdf.

Northwestern University

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offers a funded visiting elective program for underrepresented in medicine students in all specialties.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/diversity/education/feinberg-programs/visiting-student.html.

Oregon Health and Sciences University

Oregon Health and Sciences University offers a funded diversity program for visiting students in Internal Medicine.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/vision/center-for-diversity-inclusion/academic-resources/diversity-clerkship-program.cfm.

Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The Pediatric Oncology Education Program at Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a paid internship in laboratory and clinical research.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://www.stjude.org/education-training/predoctoral-training/internships/pediatric-oncology-education-poe-program.html.

Saint Louis Integrated Health Network Summer Internship

Washington University School of Medicine has partnered with Saint Louis University School of Medicine to develop a cross-school elective experience for first-year medical students focused on the region’s medically underserved and uninsured.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://mddiversity.wustl.edu/educational-programs/current-students/opportunities/st-louis-integrated-health-network-summer-internship/.

Stanford University

Stanford University School of Medicine offers its Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) program to groups underrepresented in medicine.  The program funds visiting electives in Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Surgery and Urology based on availability.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://med.stanford.edu/clerkships/score-program.html.

Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College offers a funded visiting externship in Internal Medicine for underrepresented minority students in medicine.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.jefferson.edu/university/skmc/departments/medicine/residency/resident-resources.html.

University of Alabama

The University of Alabama’s Underrepresented in Medicine Senior Scholarship Program offers funded clinical rotations in Pediatrics.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://www.uab.edu/medicine/peds/edu-research/fourth-year-elective-acting-internship-information/un....

University of California Davis

The University of California Davis offers a funded visiting clerkship program for 23 specialties.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/diversity/pdfs/Visiting%20Clerkship%20flier_20161005.pdf.

University of California Los Angeles

The Department of Pediatrics at University of California Los Angeles offers funded visiting electives for students underrepresented in medicine.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://www.uclahealth.org/mattel/visiting-elective-scholarship-program.

University of California San Francisco

The University of California San Francisco offers scholarships for visiting electives in Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology and other specialties.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://pmfmd.com/vesp/.

University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine offers a funded minority visiting clerkship program in several subspecialties within Surgery, Pediatrics and Medicine.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://pritzker.uchicago.edu/page/minority-visiting-clerkship-program.

University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati offers funded minority visiting fourth year electives at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://med.uc.edu/diversity/supportingprograms.

University of Colorado

The University of Colorado School of Medicine offers funded Pediatric Healthcare Disparities Externships for the underserved at its Denver Campus.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/pediatrics/people/diversity/Pages/ExternshipStipend.aspx.

The University of Colorado also offers Medical Student Diversity Grants for visiting clerkships in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at its Aurora Campus.  Interested applicants may contact Dr. Omid Jazaeri at Omid.jazaeri@ucdenver.edu.

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan offers Health Equity Visiting Clerkships for underrepresented in medicine students.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://ohei.med.umich.edu/professional-development/health-equity-visiting-clerkship.

University of North Carolina

The University of North Carolina School of Medicine Charlotte Campus offers a funded healthcare disparities externship in Emergency Medicine for underrepresented in medicine students.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://www.cordem.org/files/DOCUMENTLIBRARY/Diversity/CMC%20EM%20diversity%20clerkship%20one%20page%20ad%20(2).pdf.

The University of North Carolina School of Medicine Chapel Hill Campus offers underrepresented in medicine scholarships for visiting student electives in Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery and Urology.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://www.med.unc.edu/inclusion/programs-initiatives/visiting-student-elective.

University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania offers a funded visiting clerkship program.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.pennem.com/2015/07/27/accepting-applications-for-the-pennem-visiting-clerkship-program.

University of Utah

The University of Utah School of Medicine offers funded visiting clerkships and residency travel stipends for students underrepresented in medicine.  Interested applicants may contact healthequity@hsc.utah.edu.

University of Washington

The University of Washington offers scholarships for underrepresented in medicine students interested in electives in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery , Radiology and Urology.  Learn more about the Family Medicine, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery and Radiology opportunities at http://depts.washington.edu/cedi/wp_cedi/medical-students/.  Applicants interested in the Emergency Medicine opportunity may contact Alexis Rush at rusha@uw.edu.  Learn more about the Urology opportunity at https://www.washington.edu/urology/education/medicalstudents/diversitysubinternship/.

University of Wisconsin Madison

The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin Madison offers an Underrepresented Minority Visiting Elective Scholarship program.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-training/underrepresented-minority-visiting-elective-scholarship-program/.

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University School of Medicine offers a scholarship clerkship program to promote diversity in Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Dermatology, Neurology, Otolaryngology, Psychiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Nephrology and Radiology.  Learn more about this opportunity at http://www.wakehealth.edu/School/Diversity/Scholarships-and-Grants/Scholarships-and-Grants.htm.

Washington University in Saint Louis

The Office of Diversity Programs at Washington University in Saint Louis offers funded visiting electives.  Learn more about this opportunity at https://mddiversity.wustl.edu/educational-programs/visiting-medical-students/.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine and the Mentored Training in Clinical Investigation program offer four positions designed to strengthen the links between women’s health research and traditional epidemiology.  Interested applicants should contact the principal investigators, Dr. George Macones (maconesg@wustl.edu) and Dr. Jeffrey Peipert (peipertj@wustl.edu).

Yale University

Yale University School of Medicine offers funded visiting elective/rotations for underrepresented minority students in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.  Learn more about the Emergency Medicine opportunity at http://yaleem.org/2016/05/scholarship-opportunities-for-underrepresented-minorities-in-medicine/.  Learn more about the Pediatrics opportunity at http://pediatrics.yale.edu/education/medicalstudent/#page4.