MD Admissions

IDEAL MEd
(Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Learner Experience Program in Medical Education)

IDEAL MEd (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Learner Experience Program in Medical Education) supports the educational mission of the Perelman School of Medicine by promoting an inclusive, welcoming, supportive and engaged medical student community.

IDEAL MEd's goals are to:

  • Promote and support a diverse student body
  • Support student-led cultural affinity groups
  • Foster the emotional wellness of students
    • Personal Resilience Curriculum
    • Doctoring Courses
    • Free membership to Penn gyms
    • Student-led sport clubs
    • Healer’s Art
    • Yoga
    • Mind-Body Medicine Meditation
    • Dinners with Acquaintances
    • MS1 Hiking Retreat
  • Facilitate the participation of students in community health and engagement
  • Advance equity initiatives across the student body

 

https://www.med.upenn.edu/idealmed/