Medstar Health Workgroup for Racial Justice (WGRJ) and Academic Affairs URiM Visiting Student Rotation Scholarship

In order to offload the burden of visiting rotations and to encourage a diverse resident cohort, Medstar Health offers support for students who are under-represented in medicine. The following departments at Medstar Health are accepting students for consideration for scholarship support for visiting rotations:

  • Anesthesiology
  • General Surgery – Baltimore
  • General Surgery – DC
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (GI)
  • Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Cardiology, Nephrology, Heme/Onc, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology) Med-Peds
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine (PM&R)
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

Scholarship recipients will receive $1500 dollars to help offload the costs of the visiting rotation. These may be applied to housing, food, etc.

If you are applying to the following programs please follow this link for more information about consideration for the URiM scholarship: 

For all other programs, in addition to submitting your VSLO application, please fill out the following form.

Your information will be forwarded to the respective program leadership for consideration. For URIM Program contact details, please visit here. Applications are considered on a rolling basis until 8/30/2023 for blocks 0-7.