3 from Medicine selected as ADVANCE-UP Scholars

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Three faculty from the Department of Medicine have been selected for the School of Medicine's 2020 class of ADVANCE-UP Scholars.

ADVANCE-UP (Academic DeVelopment, Advocacy, Networking, Coaching and Education for  Underrepresented Populations) is a year-long program that provides in-depth opportunities for academic development, mentoring, and networking for faculty from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.

The program aims to address the challenges that underrepresented faculty encounter in academic medical centers and ultimately seeks to create a network of scholars that will enhance the sense of community among underrepresented faculty, foster timely promotion, and increase representation in leadership positions. 

Faculty from the Department of Medicine in the 2020 class include: