Florida International University

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at FIU, a Hispanic-serving institution, explicitly incorporates diversity and social accountability in its mission statement. It is the second most diverse medical school in the United States. The MD curriculum is community-based and includes social accountability competencies. There are interest groups for students of color, religious minorities, students with disabilities, and people interested in…

University of California Davis

UC Davis’s medical school became the third most diverse in the country by establishing programs for students who wanted to work in underserved communities, such as the Accelerated Competency-based Education in Primary Care program, prioritizing socioeconomically disadvantaged students in admissions and providing them with scholarships, developing pathways for community college students and pairing incoming students with like-minded peers and faculty….