Category: Students

Category: Students

New Health Equity Fellowship @ UC Berkeley
May 26, 2022 Fellowship Opportunity, Students, The Latest LPOC Organization

OAKLAND, Calif. (May 19, 2022) – Blue Shield of California today announced it will invest $7 million over five years for a new fellowship program at UC Berkeley School of Public Health to support graduate students from underrepresented communities. The program, which aims to increase diversity among health professionals, will train fellows to leverage data and analytics to improve public health and advance health equity. 

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Meet Dreamer Edgar Velázquez – Navigating Daunting Challenges On Way To Med School
August 27, 2020 Diversity, Immigrants, Students, The Latest LPOC Organization

Edgar Velázquez has taken an unconventional route to medical school.

His story begins in Mexico, where a ruined economy forced his parents to flee their beloved colonial hometown and move to the United States, leaving their children behind.

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