Who We Are

IDEAL MEd is led by Dr. Horace DeLisser, Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion. All faculty are available to students weekly during their IDEAM MEd office hours

All faculty in the IDEAL MEd Program are involved in meeting the goals of the program as well as providing mentoring, advice and support for students and student groups.

Support for IDEAL MEd's goals is also provided by full-time staff:

Jack Drummond - Director of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Student Engagement

Dorothy Harris - Program Coordinator 

They are here 8:30 am-4:30 pm to assist students. Stop by the Jordan Medical Education Center to meet us!

  • Horace Delisser, MD

    Horace Delisser, MD

    Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
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  • Sharon Lewis, MD

    Sharon Lewis, MD

    Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment
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  • Roy Hamilton, MD, MS, FAAN

    Roy Hamilton, MD, MS, FAAN

    Assistant Dean for Cultural Affairs & Diversity
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  • DaCarla Albright, MD

    DaCarla Albright, MD

    Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Wellness
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  • Cindy Christian, MD

    Cindy Christian, MD

    Assistant Dean for Community Engagement
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  • Dorothy Harris

    Dorothy Harris

    Program Coordinator
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  • Jack Drummond

    Jack Drummond

    Director of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Student Engagement
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Students for Inclusion Diversity and Equity (SIDE)

As an independent student lead body, SIDE is composed of representatives from each class and our core cultural affinity groups. SIDE ensures that the voices of students are represented around equity, inclusion, and diversity matters and serves as a means of communication between Perelman administration, cultural affinity groups, and the medical student body.

SIDE works closely with IDEAL MEd and with the PSOM Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Affairs, as well as collaborates with the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (OIDE) and the Alliance of Minority Physicians (AMP).