The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), formerly known as the Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity (OCED) at The University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Medicine has a variety of programs to provide opportunities for underrepresented or disadvantaged students and minority faculty. Some of the programs for students include professional development seminars; personal, academic and career counseling; and the administration of the Health Careers Pathways Program, designed to prepare students for careers in the health professions. The office has formed a partnership with the University of Missouri – Kansas City to administer the Greater Kansas City Health Professions Pipeway Initiative, a bi-state endeavor to provide encouragement and opportunities to minority students in the Kansas City area interested in the health professions and other science-intensive careers.
APPLICATIONS FOR 2016 PROGRAMS ARE NOT YET OPEN.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2016: To be announced soon.
Your supporting documents must be received by deadline (to be announced soon) for the application to be considered complete. Only complete applications will be considered for acceptance to the program.
If you prefer to send your supporting documents via US Postal Service, please use the following address:
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The University of Kansas Medical Center
School of Medicine
G028 Murphy, Mail Stop 4007
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160-7120
If you have questions regarding these programs, please contact our office at 913-588-1237.
(KU Online ID Required) - This 13-month conditional admissions program accepts promising medical school applicants who, through interviews, show potential but require additional preparation. A series of courses at KU Edwards campus helps students develop necessary skills. Upon successful completion of the program, students are admitted to medical school.
Complete online application and submit it by (deadline to be announce soon).
Instructions for applying to the Post Baccalaureate Program will be provided via email to those individuals invited to participate in the program.
If you have questions regarding this program, please contact our office at 913-945-6402.
Pre-Matriculation Program (KUMC Online ID Required) - This six week invitation only program is for students who have been accepted to KUMC School of Medicine. It is designed to provide an overview of the Medical School Curriculum and to facilitate students’ transition into Year 1.
Complete online application and submit it (deadline to be announce soon).
Instructions for applying to the Pre-Matriculation Program will be provided via email to those individuals invited to participate in the program.
If you have questions regarding this program, please contact our office at 913-588-1547.
Post-Professional Program - The postdoctoral program promotes the recruitment, advancement and retention of minority faculty through programs designed to enhance their teaching, scholarship and research skills.
Nicodemus Free Health Clinic - Student positions are available.