Our pipeline programs reflect our strong belief that the next generation of physicians should reflect the growing diversity of our surrounding community and our country at large. If we are to accomplish this goal, we must invest and strengthen the overall competitiveness of our URiMs now.

Currently, the Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs hosts pipeline programs designed to increase diversity in the healthcare workforce by exposing students from underprivileged and historically underserved backgrounds to various healthcare professions. Activities include an introduction to clinical, social and political issues facing the health care industry, rigorous academic and test preparation, health-related training, physician shadowing and research opportunities.