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Programs for Students & Trainees

The Department of Medicine is committed to developing programs that recruit and support students and trainees from underrepresented backgrounds. In this section of our site, you will learn more about our Visiting Student Program and curriculum and distinction programs for Residents.

The Department of Medicine's Visiting Students Scholarship Program

The Department of Medicine's Visiting Student Scholarship Program, launched in 2017, immerses students in clinical medicine and exposes them to Yale faculty, medical students and residents, and Department and Residency program leadership.

Diversity in the Medicine Residency Programs

The Department of Medicine believes that residents should have the opportunity to train with colleagues who share common goals and values within the profession of medicine, but who themselves represent a broad range of life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives.

Women’s and Gender Health Education (WGH) Program

An interdisciplinary curriculum integrated into all training programs in Internal Medicine.

Race, Bias, and Advocacy in Medicine Distinction Pathway

The Race, Bias, and Advocacy in Medicine (RBAM) distinction pathway aims to provide residents with the tools to understand and combat racism and structural/ cultural bias. Residents will partner with the greater New Haven community to better understand disparities in access, intensity, and quality of healthcare and improve healthcare delivery.