Virtual Match Day 2022

Wait for it…wait for it…ok you only have to wait a little longer! We are thrilled to offer our 3rd annual Virtual Match Day, a new and beloved tradition at LMSA where we celebrate our wonderful members.

This year, as in years past, we will be offering all interested fourth-year students who submitted a rank list to fill out our online form with their contact information, school, favorite quote, and intended matched specialty. On the day of the Match, we ask that you edit your response to include the matched program as well.

New EM Scholarship from Univ of Florida

See the following information provided by the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

We believe in the importance of diversity and inclusion in medicine and medical education. We created this scholarship to encourage and promote fourth-year medical students from underrepresented backgrounds to rotate at the UF Health Emergency Department in Jacksonville, Florida. 


Please submit the following via email to Dr. Alexandra Mannix (

What do I need to apply? 

  • Letter of Intent explaining “Why do I want to train in Emergency Medicine?” and “Why do I qualify for this scholarship?” (1 page maximum) 
  • Resume or CV
  • Letter of Support from Medical School faculty member
  • Step 1 Score 
  • Unofficial transcript

Who can apply?

  • Currently enrolled full-time 3rd year medical students applying to 4th year electives in Emergency Medicine
  • Good academic standing at a U.S. accredited medical school
  • Individuals belonging to a group considered underrepresented in medicine (Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian, and LGBTQ+)
  • U.S. Citizens or permanent residents


The scholarship winners will be selected by a committee of Emergency Medicine faculty and residents based on submission of a completed application packet including letter of intent, CV, and letter of recommendation by the stated due date. 


2021-2022 Application Cycle: March 31, 2021

All students are also required to apply for a rotational experience through VSAS (opens April 15th)! 


The two medical students selected will receive dormitory housing and a meal stipend during their 4 week rotation. 

For information regarding applying or for questions, please email Dr. Alexandra Mannix (Assistant Clerkship Director) 

ACP Health Policy Internship Program

Please submit all application materials to Josh Serchen at by October 31, 2021.

About the Internship

The ACP Health Policy Internship provides a multifaceted opportunity to learn about the legislative process, health policy, and advocacy in organized medicine. Interns will provide assistance with researching and analyzing current issues in health and medical education policy, assisting with ongoing advocacy initiatives, and the development of advocacy materials. Interns will have the opportunity to attend Congressional hearings, coalition meetings, and accompany government affairs staff on lobby visits to members of Congress and their staff and to other events. The interns will be responsible for hosting and assisting in leading a panel discussion on issues of interest to medical students and residents at ACP’s Leadership Day and assisting with Resident/Fellow and Medical Student-related events during the two-day meeting. At the end of the internship period, we hope that the interns will have learned much about health policy and the importance of advocacy.


Candidates should be enrolled in an LCME or AOA accredited medical school or an internal medicine training program and be a member in good standing of the American College of Physicians at the time of application and for the duration of the fellowship. All ACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student members interested in health policy and advocacy are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to medical students in their fourth year and committed to an internal medicine residency program. Relocation at your own expense to Washington, D.C., for the month is required.

Duration and Stipend

The Internship will last four weeks starting May 2, 2022, and concluding on May 27, 2022. Attendance at ACP’s Leadership Day on May 17 and 18 is required. A stipend of $4,000 will be paid.

The following documents are required at the time of application:

  • An updated curriculum vitae
    • For medical students, please clearly indicate your anticipated specialty track.
  • Letters of recommendation:
    • A letter of endorsement from your ACP Governor
    • A letter from your medical school or training program:
      • For medical students, please include a letter from the dean of your medical school or designee that confirms you are in good academic standing and that your medical school is supportive of your application.
      • For Resident/Fellows, please include a letter from your Program Director or designee that confirms that your training program is supportive of your application.
  • Personal statement of interest
    Please write a personal statement that demonstrates your experiences in health policy or legislative matters, and why you would like to pursue this opportunity. (less than 750 words).
  • Legislative Essay
    Please identify an area of interest in national health policy and lobby this issue as an informed advocate for organized medicine. This writing sample should be substantive and concise (no more than 2 pages).

Interested candidates should direct questions to Josh Serchen at EOE.

New Program – Road to Residency Series

The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), and the Tour for Diversity in Medicine are pleased to be hosting a series of presentations and workshops for dues-paying members to help them approach the current application cycle. Starting August 10, this series will help with ERAS, personal statements, interviews, and more.

Note: You must be a current paid member of LMSA in order to participate.

UW-Madison Radiology Diversity Visiting Student Scholarship

The Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison stands behind our University’s diversity statement: “Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.” We are committed to a culture of inclusion and respect among our patients, faculty, staff, and trainees. Our goal of recognizing and supporting each individual’s unique contributions is integral to our mission of providing remarkable healthcare.

As part of our strategic vision to increase diversity and inclusion within the field of radiology, we have created an exciting new opportunity for medical students. The Radiology Diversity Visiting Student Scholarship, sponsored by the Department of Radiology, is designed to provide 4th year medical students from underrepresented groups in medicine the opportunity to explore radiology as a specialty, connect with mentors and sponsors at UW-Madison, and engage in a scholarly project. Medical students who are interested in Diagnostic Radiology are encouraged to apply for this scholarship using the online form below.

Scholarship Goals

  • Increase the recruitment of students from groups underrepresented in medicine into the Diagnostic Radiology residency program at the University of Wisconsin
  • Provide our scholar with one-on-one faculty and peer mentoring sessions
  • Increase our scholar’s awareness of the opportunities in academic radiology
  • Participate in a research project under the direction of a radiology faculty mentor
  • Introduce our scholar to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Diagnostic Radiology residency program through remote observation and participation in clinical services and department’s educational opportunities

Online Application>

Program Overview
In accordance with guidelines issued by the AAMC, this visiting scholarship will be completed virtually in the 2021 summer. The scholar will complete this 4-week program through the Radiology 910 visiting student elective from 07/19/2021 through 08/13/2021.

  • Students will have the opportunity to meet with Diagnostic Radiology Residency leadership during their rotation for one-on-one and/or peer mentoring sessions.
  • Students will participate in weekly peer mentorship chats with residents from the School of Medicine and Public Health.
  • Under the direction of a radiology faculty mentor, the student will participate in the study design, data acquisition and analysis, and subsequent presentation and manuscript preparation of an original radiology research project.
  • Students will have the opportunity to remotely observe and participate in the clinical services and interdisciplinary conferences within the Department of Radiology. This includes:
    • Abdominal Imaging
    • Breast Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Imaging
    • Head and Neck Imaging
    • Musculoskeletal Imaging
    • Neuroradiology
    • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
    • Pediatric Imaging
    • Thoracic Imaging

Financial Support

The Diversity in Radiology Visiting Research Scholar will be awarded $2000 to support participation in the program.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered, an applicant must:

  • Be in the final year of their medical training at the time of the rotation
  • Actively planning to apply for residency positions in Radiology
  • Attend an LCME or AOA accredited medical school
  • Be a U.S. citizen, Canadian citizen, or permanent resident of the United States as mandated by theAAMC
  • Receive a passing score on USMLE step 1
  • Identify as belonging to a population that is underrepresented in medicine as defined by the AAMC:
    • Black/African American
    • Latinx/Hispanic
    • Native American
    • Alaskan native
    • Native Hawaiian
    • Other Pacific Islanders
  • Be available to participate in this visiting clerkship from 07/19/2021 through 08/13/2021.

To Apply

Please apply using the online application. You will be asked to upload the following documents as part of your application:

  • A brief letter of intent outlining your interests in radiology and goals for the visiting clerkship
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial medical school transcript
  • Available USMLE Step Scores
  • One letter of recommendation (does not have to be from a radiologist)
  • The deadline to apply is June 11th, 2021 at 11:59 PM central time. Applications will be reviewed by members of the Department’s Diversity and Inclusion Office and Committee and Medical Student Education Committee. Applicants will be notified of a decision (accepted, waitlisted, decline) within 2 weeks. Following notification of application decision, accepted applicants must apply through VSAS. We request that an accepted applicant submit all required VSAS materials within five business days of acceptance. Please reference VSAS for a list of these requirements.

The deadline to apply is June 11th, 2021 at 11:59 PM central time. Please direct questions to the Assistant Director – Education and Communications, Katie Yang (


New Opportunity – Resident Scholars Program

As part of the Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine’s (RHEDI) efforts to diversify the family medicine workforce in SRH/abortion care, they are launching a new Resident Scholars Program for Workforce Diversity (RSPWD), aimed at engaging and supporting underrepresented minorities in medicine. They will select 6 to 8 applicants for the RSPWD, which will run their entire PGY2 year.

The RSPWD will consist of:

·    A cohort of scholars who will meet (virtually) 5-6 times a year

·    Webinars/workshops led by RHEDI staff, mentors, and guest speakers

·    Leadership training and mentorship from family medicine-trained mentors who identify as BIPOC

·    Full scholarships (registration, travel, food) to 1 medical conference and 1 reproductive justice conference

·    Scholar-led outreach to medical students at their institutions

·    Academic project support (if desired)


Residents at U.S. family medicine residency programs who will be 2nd year residents in 2021-2022 are invited to apply. Priority will be given to residents with a demonstrated interest in SRH/abortion care within family medicine who identify as under-represented minorities.

Application deadlines:

The application deadline is June 18th, 2021. Finalists will be contacted for an interview, and selections will be made by July 16th, 2021.

Click here to learn more and apply!!

New Leadership Position: Research and Analytics Coordinator

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the creation of a new position on the national executive board.

The Research and Analytics Coordinator will oversee and maintain communication with the executive board and each planned event. In addition, they will be responsible for creating, maintaining and leading data management and analytics for internal events including but not limited to retreats, meetings, conferences, scholarships, mentorship events, newsletter, policy, and website. They will be responsible for producing event outcomes and performance efficiency results based on objective measures including but not limited to pre-event/post-event surveys, evaluations, comments and feedback. They will develop and maintain data infrastructure (ie. survey monkey) to support easy access to past, present and future data results. In addition, develop methods and controls to ensure consistent application and use of data. They will present results at meeting(s) through visual metrics. Furthermore, promote innovation based on reported findings and partner with other chairs to assess opportunities, develop implementation plans and evaluate strategy for each planned LMSA event. Finally, the Research and Analytics coordinator will collect data to quantify the effectiveness of LMSA, its events, and resources in an effort to publish our findings yearly and use such data for applications to grants and funding.

Please fill out this form for consideration. One person will be selected, and this person will then form a committee. Application due May 31st.

Apply here!