Is UMED right for you?
Are you committed to working with people of
diverse cultural backgrounds?
FACT: The UMed program includes a more diverse set of students than the general College of Medicine class, such that over 30% of UMed grads identify as an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority.
Have you enjoyed past activities or projects
working with urban communities?
FACT: The current UMed students are working with over 20 different urban communities and neighborhoods in Chicago.
Are you interested in understanding and
addressing the diverse factors that cause
and perpetuate health and health care
disparities in urban communities?
FACT: UMed’s community projects address many of Chicago’s diverse needs including: health education, health career pipelines, smoking cessation counseling for the homeless, health needs assessments and much more!