Diversity Retreat

Aug 11, 2017 – Aug 12, 2017

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The Friday evening Diversity Retreat gives first-year medical students the opportunity to learn about different patient populations that they will serve and to explore ways to communicate in cross-cultural situations through small group discussions and interactive exercises. The Diversity Retreat is part of the core curriculum for first-year medical students.

I learned a great deal about socioeconomic stratification… When you’re worried about putting food on the table or going to jail, I imagine health becomes less of a concern. When one enters life on the bottom rung, it’s remarkably difficult to climb up. Thank you so much for putting on an educational and insightful event.
— 2014 retreat participant

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Saturday’s all day team-building leadership course offers activities that facilitate individual growth while promoting a team-oriented approach to problem-solving. It’s a fun way to challenge yourself while getting to know your classmates.