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Diversity Initiatives

Diversity Visiting Internship Program: Click here for more information. 

The Department of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine/ NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to announce the Diversity Visiting Student Internship Program in Radiology for July 6-31, 2020. The purpose of this program is to provide 4th-year medical students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine, including African American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Hispanic American, and Pacific Islander, exposure to radiology through a rotation in the NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Department of Radiology.

The Department of Radiology will select and award two outstanding medical students who have completed core clinical clerkships at an LCME accredited institution. Awardees will be assigned to divisions, including ED/Musculoskeletal, Chest, Body US/CT, Neuroradiology, Women's Imaging, Interventional Radiology, and Pediatric Radiology. Additional rotations may be scheduled based on the student's preference. Students are expected to attend all simulations, teaching, and conferences with the house staff. Students will be assigned a resident and faculty mentor during their time in the department.

The award will include:

  • Housing for the 4-week rotation
  • A stipend of $1,500 at the completion of the program

Interested applicants are asked to submit two letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and brief personal statement to Kemi Babagbemi, MD at keb2012@med.cornell.edu by April 2020. VSAS (RADI-8114) application is also required.

PIER Internship ( Pipeline Initiative for the Enrichment of Radiology) 

The ACR is proud to offer the PIER internship to first-year medical students at institutions across the U.S. This initiative began through the Commission for Women and Diversity in hopes of giving underrepresented minorities (URMs) and women an opportunity to explore the radiology specialty and engage in research.

The PIER internship is open to first-year medical students. Please visit the application page on the ACR website for additional information.

Weill Cornell Medicine
Department of Radiology
525 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6000