Research Assistant: Understanding HBCU Undergraduate contributions to the physician workforce
Medical Education and Workforce Diversity Project
The aim of this project is to explore the the contributions of HBCU undergraduate students to the physician workforce.
1) Explore the trends in acceptance, enrollment and matriculation of HBCU undergraduate students into medical school.
2) Examine the association between the timing of the career decision to pursue medicine and graduation from medical school for historically underrepresented students.
3) Examine the association between participation in premedical opportunities and medical school graduation for historically underrepresented students.
The Research Assistant will conduct literature reviews and help with manuscript preparation (table formatting, manuscript formatting). There is potential for being a manuscript author if the student would like to contribute to the writing. Some statistical knowledge would be helpful.
Applicants should email Dr. Jasmine Weiss with the following information:
CV or resume. 1-2 paragraphs explaining why this project would be a good fit for you. Have you had any experiences with quantitative or qualitative research before? Do you have an interest in workforce diversity, equity and inclusion research?