1. Stanford University – School of Medicine
251 Campus Dr., MSOB X3C01
Stanford, CA 94305
Fax: (650) 725-7855
Total graduate enrollment - 459
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 69
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 15%
Total M.D. degrees earned - 70
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics - 10
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics - 14%
The composition of Stanford University's School of Medicine class is consistently one of the most diverse in the country, particularly among peer institutions. The largest proportion of underrepresented students is made up of Latino students, almost 15 percent of each incoming class. Its active Latino Medical Students Association collaborates with other student organizations such as the Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance in hosting premedical conferences, community service activities addressing issues of minority health in underserved communities, mentoring, and outreach. Members of these organizations are also involved in various leadership positions such as student government, dean's committees (including strategic planning, public service, curricular), and recruitment efforts.
2. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Office of Admissions
San Antonio, TX 78229
Fax: (210) 5676962
Total graduate enrollment - 828
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 153
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 18%
Total M.D. degrees earned - 193
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics - 32
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics - 17%
The goal of University of Texas Medical School's admissions program is to admit students who demonstrate excellence in academic and personal characteristics and who ultimately graduate as physicians providing culturally appropriate and culturally competent care to an increasingly diverse patient population. The Dean and faculty of the medical school have embraced this goal in support of the admissions process, and the ultimate selection of medical students reflects diverse ethnic, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
3. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1317
Fax: (409) 747-2909
Total graduate enrollment - 826
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 117
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 14%
Total M.D. degrees earned - 203
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics - 23
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics - 11%
According to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education, among all U.S. medical schools the University of Texas Medical Branch ranked No. 3 in the number of Hispanic graduates. The university offers organizations such as the Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP), the Medical School Familiarization Program (MSFP), Research and Academic Enrichment Training Program (RACE), and the Prematriculation Reinforcement Enrichment Program (PREP) to enhance the recruitment and graduation of minority medical students. One of UTMB's most active organizations is the United Latin American Medical Students (ULAMS), which provides academic support and mentoring to incoming minority students. Frontera de Salud, an organization started by medical students, provides medical care to the border community of Cameron Park, Texas through educational programs and a free clinic.
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