Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)
UNC’s chapter of LMSA’s primary goal is to gather students of all backgrounds at the under-graduate and graduate levels alongside physicians, to work together on improving the health of the…
Our office exists to promote the school’s mission of educating future physicians who can help meet the health care needs of our state, the nation, and the global community.
Our office exists to promote the school’s mission of educating future physicians who can help meet the health care needs of our state, the nation, and the global community. Along with recruitment and retention of minority and underrepresented students at the UNC School of Medicine, our office provides academic and social support, leadership opportunities, professional development, and additional resources to potential and current students who have a commitment to join us on our mission.
The Office of Scholastic Enrichment and Equity (OSEE) provides underrepresented students with direct academic, social, and professional support and development.
OSEE seeks to prepare future leaders in their overall development. Through exposure we hope to develop and enhance their cultural knowledge, critical analysis and thought processes, resiliency, self-efficacy, group dynamics and interpersonal skills, communication and conflict management skills to aid them in their pursuit as leaders of equity and humanitarianism in the world of medical education and healthcare while fostering an environment conducive to their well-being.
The Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity offers these main programs and initiatives specifically targeted toward minorities and underrepresented students who are interested in health and allied health professions.
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Hosted by the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Inclusive Excellence, “Can We Talk About Race?” serves as a kickoff for a medical education curricular innovation and a nuanced discussion on race at the Ackland Art Museum.
In light of the Trump Administration’s recent announcement regarding the impending termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the UNC School of Medicine Chapter of the Latinx Medical Student Association (LMSA) would like to re-emphasize its strong support of undocumented immigrants and DACA recipients, express solidarity with our immigrant family members, and offer resources to empower your communities with information.
Cedric Bright, MD, will begin in his new role on August 1, 2017. Cedric Bright, MD ’90, will take on a new role as Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence starting August 1, 2017.
Associate Director, Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity
Director, Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity