Medical Student Programs
Fellowships & Advanced Training Programs
Research Training Opportunities
Facilities & Spaces
The University of Michigan Medical School Department of Neurology is committed to promoting inclusion, diversity, and cultural sensitivity within our program and our community.
The department has five subcommittees to carry out this mission within our department's work. These include:
- Underserved Medical Care
- Recruitment and Retention
- Training and Department Engagement
- Community Outreach, Communications
- Administrative Management
Residents are welcome and encouraged to participate in any activities in which they have interest.
We match all of our residents with engaged faculty mentors, taking into account their diverse backgrounds and interests. Our mentors aim to create reciprocal and collaborative relationships, serving as coach, counsellor, advisor, and learning consultant, role model, and friend.
The Hope Clinic is a free clinic in nearby Ypsilanti, Michigan. Specialty neurology clinics twice a month are staffed by Michigan Medicine faculty and resident volunteers. This is a great opportunity for residents to learn about the challenges that the underserved community faces, and the opportunities to leverage local and state programs to improve our delivery of care.
University of Michigan faculty are actively involved in health disparities research. Some notable examples include leading longstanding stroke surveillance studies, Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) and Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky stroke study, health services research to better understand disparities and promote equitable cost, quality and access to care and community-engaged research across the state.
The Michigan Medicine Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) champions diversity and inclusion for our employees, our patients, and our community. They offer training courses, networking, programs on health disparities issues, and tools for researching health disparities.
The Michigan Medicine Healthcare Equity and Quality Scholar’s Program (HEQSP) is a 14 month-long certificate program to address cultural humility and social determinants of health. The program provides foundational instruction on quality improvement and supports trainees in a project design to measure and eliminate healthcare disparities in their clinical domain.