The UCLA Department of General Surgery invites an outstanding fourth-year medical student from Howard University College of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, or Morehouse School of Medicine annually to experience our culture of excellence, purpose and community at UCLA.
We pride ourselves on the breadth of our intellectual pursuits - from basic science to outcomes research to robust studies in surgical equity. We are committed to providing the highest-complexity surgical care to patients from all walks of life. We are dedicated to fostering workforce diversity at every level in the department.
How to Apply
General Administrative questions regarding VSAS: Ms. Iris Mau - firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions regarding the scholarship: Dr. Hattie Huston-Paterson - Champion for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for the General Surgery Residency - email@example.com
Please note: Our Surgical Oncology Service provides the best access to General Surgery residents across clinical years, as well as senior faculty members, including the Residency Program Leadership. You do not need to be interested in a career in Surgical Oncology to apply.
Update: Due to COVID-19, the AAMC has issued the following guidelines for medical student away rotations:
For the 2020-2021 academic year, away rotations should be discouraged, except under the following circumstances:
If you feel that you meet these criteria, you are welcome to apply. Please contact Dr. Huston-Paterson if you have questions about these recommendations or your eligibility.