We would like to thank and acknowledge all of the donors for their collaboration and stewardship toward diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at Michigan Medicine. The generosity displayed during Giving Blue Day and during the University of Michigan’s United Asian-American Medical Students Association (UAAMSA) Lunar New Year Fundraiser was greatly appreciated and impactful to the work that we do. If you missed Giving Blue Day, you can still donate at any of the links below:
BMA serves as an academic, social and professional support network for its members and a service organization for the community. BMA is a member of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the national organization for medical and premedical underrepresented minority students. Here at Michigan Med, BMA is more than just a student organization. It is a special and unique community in which we support, inspire, encourage and uplift one another as we simultaneously work toward achieving our goals.
The Student Diversity Council (SDC) is a forum for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS). The SDC orients itself around the three core values of outreach, education, and activism, and seeks to enhance understanding of health disparities and health equity.
We recognize the pressing need to address the alarming health disparities of the Latino and Native American communities and are therefore committed to increasing awareness and promoting service in these communities among all students at the University of Michigan Medical School. We aim to increase the enrollment, graduation, and future leadership of Latino/a, Native American, and allied medical students through an academic, social, and professional network, as well as a nurturing atmosphere of La Familia.
Your support of the Anti-Racism Oversight Committee in Michigan Medicine’s Office for Health Equity and Inclusion will help develop a plan that can, and must, eliminate racism and inequities that exist across our health system.
Wolverine Street Medicine (WSM) is a student-run organization dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of populations experiencing homelessness in the Ann Arbor and Detroit areas. WSM works with community partners in Southeast Michigan to diagnose and treat various conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, and infection, and to establish primary care for our clients. Most of our care is provided through “street runs,” medical outreach missions conducted on the streets of Detroit.
First in Family at the University of Michigan Medical School provides medical students who are first-generation (first in their family to finish 4 years of college) and/or low-income with the academic, professional, financial, and community resources necessary to succeed in medical school and in the medical profession.
Feel free to donate to University of Michigan’s United Asian-American Medical Students Association (UAAMSA) by using Venmo handle @UmichUAAMSA