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3rd Annual MiMentor Mentor Advisor Workshop (MAW)

September 13, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Call For Potential Mentors for MiMentor’s “Medical School Readiness” (MSR) Series


Annual Mentor Training workshop will take place virtually on September 13, 2020, from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon. 


1.25 units of CME ~ FREE! 

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Please consider virtually mentoring a student(s) for our 2020-2021 MSR cohort and/or serving as a mock interviewer for one of the 10-12 mock virtual interview workshops we will be holding on MSR workshop days for the greater MiMentor community throughout the 2020-2021 year.


You do not have to commit to mentoring to attend this workshop.  In addition, if you cannot attend MAW, you can still register to be a mentor by completing the survey so you can receive pertinent information. However

Please COMPLETE THIS SURVEY TO REGISTER for this event, as well as to express your interest in becoming a mentor/mock interviewer for our upcoming 2020-2021 cohort year.   You may also register by scanning the QR code shown with your smartphone.


ZOOM meeting sign-up link will be sent to you after completion of the survey.


Please contact Dr. Casillas (consuelo.b.casillas@kp.org) if you have any questions.

Participating mentors from 2019 (left to right): Dr. Efrain Talamantes, Dr. Dino Barajas, Dr. Connie Casillas, Dr. Patty Barajas, Dr. Lisa Montes, Dr. Margarita Loeza and Dr. Luis Ontiveros




Orientation to MAW  ~ Dr. Connie Casillas


Background of Latinx Physician Shortage, Rationale for Increasing Diversity of Physician Workforce & Other Historical Context for MiMentor/MSR Programming ~ Dr. David Hayes-Bautista


Q&A with Dr. Hayes-Bautista


Creating a compelling narrative for the personal statement for medical school applications ~ Dr. Sunny Nakae


Q&A with Dr. Nakae

11:00 – 11:45

Supporting underrepresented in medicine students in completing their AMCAS applications ~ Dr. Christine Crispen


Q&A with Dr. Crispen

About the Presenters:

David E. Hayes-Bautista, PhDDavid Hayes-Bautista PhD

Distinguished Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture (CESLAC) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA



Sunny Nakae, MSW, PhD

Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health

Associate Dean for Student Affairs, University of California Riverside School of Medicine



Christine Crispen EdD , MS

Former Director of Admission and Outreach U.C. Irvine School of Medicine 2009-2013

USC Professor of Clinical Medical Education 2013-2019


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