Opportunities

Foundations for Success: Healthcare Leadership and Business Fundamentals

 Conrad Smith Leadership Council (CSLC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Department of Medicine at UPMC has partnered with the Pitt Foundation to form the Conrad Smith Leadership Council (CSLC) to recruit the best and brightest residents that display a passion for health equity to join the Internal Medicine Residency Program here at UPMC.  Residents seeking to become future leaders are supported in multiple ways through the CSLC program.

Each council member is eligible to receive:

  • Tuition support for training in the Institute for Clinical Research and Education (ICRE) or support for classes at the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business
  • Travel support to academic meetings
  • Mentoring and personalized career advising
  • Individualized executive coaching

The goal of the Conrad Smith Leadership Council is for every council member to be equipped with the tools needed to thrive throughout residency and to contribute to academic medicine with clinical and scholarly excellence.

The future health of our country dictates that we train a diverse workforce and train the next generation of leaders in academic medicine.

For additional information, please contact Naudia Jonassaint at jonassaintnl@upmc.edu.

Your generosity is appreciated and needed for the CSLC to continue to enrich the lives of future physicians and leaders passion about healthy equity.

Jeannette E. South‐Paul, MD Visiting Clerkship (JSPVC)

The Jeannette E. South‐Paul, MD Visiting Clerkship (JSPVC) program is designed to expand opportunities for visiting underrepresented minority (URM) medical students to explore residency opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The clerkship is a one‐month clinical experience for senior medical students who have completed core clerkships. In addition, the program will connect participants professionally and socially with URM faculty and community physician role models.

 

Carey Andrew-JaJa (CAJ) Visiting Elective Scholarship Program for 4th Year Students Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM)


Carey Andrew-Jaja, MD

Eligibility
Eligible candidates are US Medical School seniors from the following backgrounds/heritage: African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and Native Alaskans. The eligibility criteria are based on the ACGME definition.

All students will need to be accepted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for eligibility to rotate officially as a Medical Student at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital.

Application
Application for this scholarship is open and should be made via this link. You are encouraged to complete the application as fully as possible. Successful applicants will be notified within 60 days of application. You are also advised to apply for the visiting student rotation through the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s visiting student program through VSLO. Applicants must provide a CV and transcript.

Additional Information
The total number of rotation scholarships for 2022 is five (5). The clerkship is a one‐month clinical experience for senior medical students and will provide a $2000 stipend for living and travel expenses. In addition, the program will connect participants professionally and socially with URM faculty and community physician role models. Housing options can be found at http://rotatingroom.com and http://www.ocl.pitt.edu/apartment-sublet-listing. All applicants to this rotation scholarship program are encouraged also apply to our residency program. Application to the residency program is completed through ERAS. This scholarship is not required for application to our residency nor to complete an elective.

Questions regarding the CAJ scholarship should be addressed to:

Questions regarding 4th year Visiting Student Rotations should be addressed to: