Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education

Premedical Conferences and Workshops

The Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education (COEDME) and Stanford School of Medicine sponsors and participats in several premedical student conferences and events for premedical students:

San Francisco Bay Area Premedical Student Organization Leadership Training Workshop

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The Center of Excellece in Diversity in Medical Education (COEDME) invites premedical student organization leaders and aspiring leaders to learn about:

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Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Conference

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The Dia de los Muertos Conference is held every fall at different school locations. The Stanford Chicanos for Health Education (CHE) undergraduate student organization and other premedical student groups attend this conference for minority and disadvantaged premedical students in the San Francisco Bay Area. Its goal is to provide information about and strategies for applying to medical school. Workshops cover financial aid, academic preparation, medical school interviews, clinical and community involvement, and the health care needs of minority patients. Students also have the opportunity to visit an anatomy lab and watch a dissection. Approximately 400-500 undergraduates attend.

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SUMMA Premedical Student Conference

Every year, Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA) hosts one of the largest pre-medical conferences on the west coast, typically drawing approximately 500 attendees each year. The goal of the conference is to increase diversity in the health professions to better care for underserved communities.

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