About Doctors on Board Program®
The “Doctors On Board Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for underrepresented minorities students who are African American/Black, Native American and Latino/Hispanic. Post-baccalaureate, pre-meds, college/university students, community college students and high school students interested in becoming physicians will experience a rare snapshot of what it takes to become a doctor. Students will have a phenomenal opportunity to explore various facets of medicine and receive information about medical school preparation.
The Doctors On Board Program provides students with the following:
- Network with physicians, faculty, residents, medical students, administrators, educators, business professionals and others
- Attend workshops and receive valuable information on admissions requirements for medical school
- Attend workshops and receive valuable information regarding financial aid for medical school
- Workshops on writing personal statements, interviewing skills and MCAT/SAT exam prep
- Attend mock primary care clinics with real patients for students interested in primary care specialties
- Attend mock knot tying/suture clinic for students in surgery
- Discuss core aspect of medicine and engage in speed-mentoring role-play
- Parents & family members attend workshop for “Parents & Family of Future Doctors/Pharmacists: How to be Supportive”
- Receive “Doctors On Board Certificate of Completion” at the end of the program if students attend both days
PMF is funded by major grants from:
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs, The California Wellness Foundation, Dr. Michael and Denise LeNoir and The California Small Business Relief Grant.