Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research


Residents & Fellows

The Center of Excellence considers faculty development activities during residency and in particular during fellowship training critically important to efforts to increase the number of under-represented faculty nationwide. The Center demonstrates this priority in many ways. Not only are there multiple minority fellowship grants available to those who join Penn's community, but also the University’s School of Medicine and the Center of Excellence make many opportunities available. The Center provides multiple programs designed to improve the health of its surrounding community and also to recruit students, residents, fellows, and faculty and to involve them in research and clinical care, and teaching.

Minority Residents and Fellows Identification Plan

Currently the Center is developing a registry of under-represented residents and fellows in the Philadelphia area. Because fellows usually represent the level of training prior to faculty appointment, the Center is developing this program to establish and maintain contact with these fellows throughout their training.

Training Opportunities for Residents and Fellows

  • Biological Science Research Training
  • Clinical Epidemiology/Health Services Research Training Programs
  • Fellowships in all Clinical Departments and Divisions
  • Minority International Research Training Program
  • Clinical Investigator Graduate Degree Program

Research Services for Residents and Fellows

  • Funding support for senior fellows
  • Methodological assistance

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