June 2020

Medical Student Pride Alliance LGBTQ+ Equity Report Card

Deadline: July 10, 2020

MSPA is assembling our first-ever LGBTQ+ Equity Report Card, which will provide guidance to LGBTQ+ applicants by evaluating whether medical schools adequately support their LGBTQ+ medical students.

Fill out this survey to help us gather information about your medical school! The survey should only take 15 minutes, and we're hoping to receive all responses by July 10.

Medical Student Pride Alliance Mini Letters

From the Medical Student Pride Alliance (MSPA): "Dear Future Queer Med Students"
We collected letters from the Queer Med community for incoming queer medical students! The letters feature advice, words of encouragement, and community. Share them with your incoming First-Years to let them know that MSPA is here for them :)

Medical Student Pride Alliance Mentorship Opportunity

From the Medical Student Pride Alliance (MSPA): We have some exciting news regarding mentorship! We are partnering with Prescribe It Forward to improve Queer Medical Student to Queer Pre-Med mentorship! Sign up here to be a mentor and you will be matched with a pre-medical student. We will be working with them to develop programming and hosts events to support LGBTQ+ students. We are always looking for people to support our mentorship efforts. If you are looking for an opportunity to impact the next generation of pre-medical students, email us at mentorship@medpride.org.

Notice of Intent to Publish FOAs for COVID-19 Research in Underserved Populations

Deadline: August 2020

On Friday, May 29 2020, the NIH issued a Notice of Intent to Publish (NOITP) four Funding Opportunity Announcements as part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative, a $500 million initiative to reduce COVID-19 associated morbidity and mortality disparities for vulnerable and underserved populations that are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

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