USC/CHLA Summer Oncology Research Fellowship Supports Medical Students Aspiring to Becoming Physician-Scientists

Incorporating bench research into patient care at the bedside has been the guiding rationale behind the Summer Oncology Research Fellowship (SORF) program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC for over 45 years and is why the National Institutes of Health sponsors the program.

Orthopaedic Association Awards Grant to Miller School Program Aimed at Mentoring Future Female Orthopaedic Surgeons

To help set the record straight about what it’s like to be a woman in orthopedics, Dr. Julianne Muñoz launched a mentorship group for female medical students, residents, fellows, and attendings, called the Female Orthopedists of Miami Mentorship Organization. The program has been so promising that the AAOS earmarked funding for it through the association’s Inspiring Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) grant program.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Continues Drive to Diversify Research by Appointing New Biomedical Laureates

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced today the appointment of two new Laureates as part of its Biomedical Laureates Program, bringing the total to five appointments for this year and furthering its institutional commitment to broadening faculty diversity and mentorship opportunities.

$1.3M to boost arts and humanities faculty in institutional leadership

The grant will expand the successful University of Utah Presidential Leadership Fellows pilot to Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University and Weber State University. The program aims to increase academic leaders from the arts and humanities who have been historically excluded from the ranks of chairs, deans and university presidents.

FAU Nursing Faculty Member Receives NIH K01 Grant for Breast Cancer Research

Tarsha Jones, Ph.D., principal investigator and an assistant professor of nursing at FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, has received the National Institute of Health (NIH) K01 Career Development Award, a five-year, $772,525 award for a project titled, “Decision Support for Multigene Panel Testing and Family Risk Communication among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Young Breast Cancer Survivors.”

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Awarded $1.6M for Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) Program for Underrepresented Youth and Educators

The Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) program, funded by the National Cancer Institute, will engage underrepresented minority undergraduate and high school students in cutting-edge cancer research, curriculum support, and professional development activities.