The UCLA Department of General Surgery invites an outstanding fourth-year medical student who self-identifies as Underrepresented in Medicine (African American, Latinx, Native American, Native Hawaiian, mainland Puerto Rican) - or otherwise identifies as underrepresented in medicine from a social, economic, or educational perspective - 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: Lorraine Hartman - LSHartman@mednet.ucla.edu
Questions regarding the scholarship: Dr. Hattie Huston-Paterson - Champion for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for the General Surgery Residency - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Our Surgical Oncology Team provides the highest-level access to general surgery residents across clinical years, as well as high-level faculty and the Residency Program Leadership. You do not need to be interested in a career in Surgical Oncology to apply.