- Mentorship integrated into advising at both institutions, peer mentorship also provided.
- Socialization and professional development through key opportunities.
- Matching of students with faculty from MS1 – model resulting in papers, integration in programs.
- Opportunities with key partners including: IHPR, Mays Cancer Center, UHS, and Metro Health.
Program for Empathy, Encouragement, Reflection and Support (PEERS) - Peer Mentorship
First-year MD/MPH students are paired with an upper level MD/MPH student to provide peer mentorship support. These pairing follow the students through their time in the program through monthly in-person sessions.