Mentoring in Medicine – 6th Annual Conference – Harlem – 12/10
Mentoring in Medicine presents the 6th annual conference in partnership with the Student National Medical Association, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia Medical School (and co-sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Empire State Medical Association) at Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem on 12/10.
Mentoring in Medicine’s “raison d’etre” in their own words:
Vision: We envision a global village that allows anyone to reach their goal of becoming a health care professional.
Mission: To diversify the workforce by mentoring and exposing underrepresented students to careers in health care.
Values: At Mentoring in Medicine we value scientific inquiry, high standards, community engagement and academic success.
Activities will include:
- Hands-on Workshops
- Interactive Demonstrations
- Networking with Health Professionals
- Research Competition
- Health Fair
- Lunch with Health Professionals
- Parent Workshops
- Health Screenings
- Advocating for My Community
Speakers will include:
- Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr. “The First African-American to Walk in Space”
- Dr. Christopher Emdin “The Hip-Hop Science Professor”
Registration begins at 8:30am (9:30am-2:00pm for Health Professionals) at the Frederick Douglass Academy I. 2581 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (also 7th Ave.). Between 148th and 150th (free parking in lot). By subway: #3 to the last stop, “A” train to 145th Street.
Students (3rd grade through 12th grade), College/Post-baccalaureate. Students, Caregivers, Health Professional Students, Educators,Community Members and Practicing Health Professionals are all invited.
Register at www.mimny6.eventbrite.com today. Call Ms. Perrineau (718)920-6626 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is 12/5/11.