Welcome to IDEAL MEd

Thank you for visiting our IDEAL MEd (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Learner Experience Program in Medical Education) website. 

Operating in the Academic Programs Office, IDEAL MEd supports the educational mission of the Perelman School of Medicine by promoting an inclusive, welcoming, supportive and socially engaged medical student community, while cultivating an equitable student experience.    

Whether you’re a current student or prospective student, this website will provide you with what you need to know about our equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts in undergraduate medical education at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Welcome!

Horace DeLisser, MD
Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion 

IDEAL MEd - Welcome!