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Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity

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.

Programs and Initiatives

MED Program

Our Medical Education Development (MED) program provides an opportunity for students from underrepresented backgrounds to experience the rigors of the medical school curriculum while shadowing physicians, developing clinical skills through patient simulation, and participating in professional development seminars
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The Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity actively recruits throughout the state and the country at various recruitment fairs and presentations to pre-health clubs to recruit for the MED program.
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SNMA (Student National Medical Association)

A diverse group of energetic and committed leaders, our SNMA supports and impacts the local community through health education fairs, community outreach through the Share-Your-Christmas Drive, HIV Awareness Campaign, and helps staff a local soup kitchen.
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LMSA (Latino Medical Student Association)

The LMSA UNC Chapter’s primary goal is to gather students of all backgrounds at the undergraduate and graduate levels alongside physicians, to work together on improving the health of the Latino community.
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Virtual fall programming coming soon


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