Academic Programs Catalog

College of Human Medicine

Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved prepares physicians to address the needs of medically underserved and vulnerable populations of the United States and abroad. The graduate certificate is available to students currently pursuing the Professional Program in Human Medicine leading to the Doctor of Medicine degree.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved

Students must successfully complete the following:

1. Participation in 130 hours of didactic/experiential learning sessions during Block III of the professional program.
2. Participation in 88 self-directed volunteer hours during Block III and IV of the professional program.
3. Completion of the following courses during Block IV (12 credits):
HM 629 Leadership in Medicine for Underserved or Vulnerable Communities 6
HM 631 Advanced Leadership in Medicine for Underserved or Vulnerable Communities 6