Doctors On Board® Program

College Preparatory for Careers in Medicine

The goals of the Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) Doctors On Board Program-College Preparatory for Careers in Medicine (DOB-CPCIM) are:

  1. to provide additional support and encouragement to students who are under-represented minorities in medicine (URiM) and
  2. to assist students preparing their applications for admissions to colleges and universities and want to pursue careers as doctors and other medical and healthcare professionals

We are no longer accepting applications for this program.
Thank you for your interest.

Program Benefits

PMF, through grants funded by Kaiser Permanente Northern California and The California Wellness Foundation and others, seek to:

Who Should Apply

Under-represented minorities in medicine (URiM) who are:

Program Cost

Upon completion of the application and receiving acceptance into DOB-CPCIM, there is no charge to students to participate.

Students must make a commitment to complete the programs tasks and assignments, which will help them in their goals of graduating from high school and going to college to pursue a career to become a doctor or other medical or healthcare professionals

About Physicians Medical Forum

The Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) was established in 2002. Our mission is to encourage and inspire the education, training, and resources for recruitment and retention of African-American/Black and underrepresented minority physicians; and to provide an infrastructure and support for them to succeed.

Our goals are to help to eliminate health disparities and improve the equity, access, quality of life and medical care services for patients and the community they live in. While our focus base is Northern California, Physicians Medical Forum’s network is nationwide and it’s programs and initiatives impact medical education, pipeline programs and healthcare policy, equity and delivery throughout the country.

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Program Materials

Picking Your Major 2022

Info Session Flyers

Brandon Brown

Navigating Your Education

Resources to Support Your Journey