On Board

and Community Health

Virtual Program 2021

Program Dates
April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, and 15

Closing Ceremony

Please join us in thanking all of the speakers and presenter that participated in this program and congratulate all of the students that completed the program. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for all of you.

Community Health Internship Project Coordinators

Dana Abdelgadir

Dana Abdelgadir

Project Coordinator
Limi Ahmed

Limi Ahmed

Project Coordinator
Tijaan Henderson

Tijaan Henderson

Project Coordinator
Jacob Williams

Jacob Williams

Project Coordinator

Congratulations 2021 Program Participants

Program Highlights

Interactive Program with topics on:

Participants Include:

Partial List

Application Instructions

Who Should Apply?

The Doctors On Board Program and Community Health Internship is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black, Native American, and underrepresented minority (URM) students who want to become medical doctors. Students who are in high school, pre-med, college/university/gap year, community college students and post-baccalaureate students are encouraged to apply.

How Can You Apply?

We are no longer taking student applications for this program. Thank you for your interest. Please try again next year.

Application Deadline is Friday, March 26, 2021

Important Information (please read carefully)

Doctors On Board Program® Materials

Download materials and see videos for program workshops

Doctors On Board Program® Schedule

Tentative schedule. information will be updated as it is confirmed.

April 3, 2021
9:00 – 9:20 AM
Welcome, Opening and Overview
Workshop Presentation with American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) and Q&A with students:
Pathways to Medical School: How the Process has Adjusted During COVID-19
Workshop Panel and Q & A with students:
Dialogue with Residents Medical School Students
Workshop Presentation with Princeton Review:
MCAT/SAT/ACT – Requirement 2021 and Beyond
April 10, 2021
Workshop Panel:
Primary Care: What is it and why is it important?
Mapping Your Financial Journey with 1st Republic Bank
Orthopedic Surgery Presentation: Narration and Video of a Knee Repair
Physicians Medical Forum:
Overview of Team/Individual video or Power Point Projects
April 17, 2021
Opening and Overview
Presentation on Heart Attacks, Treatment and Prevention
Video on Interventional Cardiology Procedure treating an actual Heart Attack followed by Q&A with Students
Workshop Panel:
Disparities, Public Health Policy & The COVID-19 Vaccine
Physicians Medical Forum:
Update on the Team/Individual video/Power Point Projects
Worskhop Panel:
Discussion on Surgery Specialties and Q&A with students
April 24, 2021
Workshop Presentations:
– The Story that Counts: Finding and Developing Your Personal Statement
– Conquering the Interview Skills
Workshop Panel:
So You Want To Be a Doctor – Here’s What You Need to Know
Workshop Panel:
Guide for Parents/Families of Future Doctors
Physicians Medical Forum:
Team or Individual video/Power Point Project Meetings
May 1, 2021
Physicians Medical Forum:
Team or Individual video/Power Point Project Meetings
May 8, 2021
Physicians Medical Forum:
Team or Individual video/Power Point Project Meetings
May 15, 2021
Closing Ceremony
Presentations of Team/Individual Projects
Presentation of Certificates of Completion and Special Awards

Parents/Family of Future Doctors Workshop

Saturday, April 24, 2021
1:00 - 1:30 PM

As an integral part of the team that inspires and prepares students for their goal and journey of becoming future doctors, the Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) invites you to attend the Virtual Parent/Family Workshop for Future Doctors to be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The workshop will help to provide you with a better understanding of what your student needs to do to become a doctor and how you can be supportive.

Each student accepted into the program can have maximum of 2 family members attend this workshop. Must be 21 years are older to attend.

Upon receiving your confirmation of acceptance as a student to the Doctors On Board Program and Community Health Internship, you will receive an additional email for your parents/guardians to register for the Workshop for Parents/Family of Future Doctors.

Registration Deadline is
April 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM


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.