May 16, 2018

UAB Health Equity Scholar receives HVMA scholarship

Written by 

 Dodson CatherineThe HIV Medicine Association (HVMA) has awarded UAB Health Equity Scholar, Kelsie Dodson, with one of their scholarship grants. 

The HIV Medical Students Program awards grants for up to three years to medical student and mentor pairs to support a longitudinal HIV-related clinical learning and/or research project and mentor relationship during medical school.  First, second or third year medical students are eligible to apply.

Dodson has worked closely with Ellen Eaton, M.D., in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UAB.

Students and mentors have the flexibility in designing their curriculum to complement the school’s curriculum and training requirements. Mentors must be HIVMA/IDSA members and are required to demonstrate a commitment to student mentorship through the duration of the grant.

Medical students receive a $3,500 stipend per year with an additional $1,000 for the mentor/institution for incidental expenses, such as supplies, conference registration, etc. Students will submit a brief report at the end of each year. Students also will receive a free HIVMA/IDSA membership.

Read 658 times