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University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center – David Satcher Clerkship

Deadline: Rolling basis

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center continues to offer opportunities as David Satcher Clerks. This funded program is open to rising 4th-year underrepresented medical students.

A national model for recruiting underrepresented minority medical students, the David Satcher Clerkship was founded in 1991 at University Hospitals. This unique program is designed to ensure that the diversity of future generations of healthcare leaders receive accurate representation and, as its pledge, assure that the needs of the underserved and underrepresented communities will be met. University Hospitals is an academic medical center of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which also has an active commitment to the education of minority medical students.

The David Satcher Clerkship hosts between 5 -10 underrepresented minority medical students annually, offering them hands-on exposure to career opportunities in academic medical careers. Clerkships are provided for a maximum of 4 weeks from July through November with the flexibility of start and end dates as needed. Applicants are chosen through a competitive application process and must have completed all 3rd year Core Clerkships before participation.

David Satcher Clerks Receive:

  • $2,500 stipend to assist with travel costs and housing
  • Assigned academic mentor (Clinical & Research) and a community mentor
  • Opportunity to give department presentation
  • Invitation to interview with the Residency Program Director

Please view the David Satcher Clerkship brochure and visit the University Hospitals David Satcher Clerkship website for more information.