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Scholarships for people who care about their diverse communities

Kaiser Permanente encourages diversity in the medical profession throughout our programs and practices. We plant seeds for future physicians by nurturing students who are committed to providing culturally responsive care.

2018 Oliver Goldsmith, MD, Scholarships

On May 24, 2018, eleven medical students were recognized with the 15th annual Oliver Goldsmith, MD Scholarship for the Promotion and Advancement of Culturally Responsive Care.

The award celebrates students’ efforts to improve the health care of underserved communities. Awardees receive a $5,000 scholarship funded by KPSC Community Benefit, mentoring from a Kaiser Permanente clinician, and a clinical rotation at a Kaiser Permanente facility.

2018 scholarship recipients:

  • Boya Abudu, UC San Diego School of Medicine in Medical Education
  • Jonathan Barboza, UC San Diego School of Medicine in Medical Education
  • Huan Vinh Dong, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences/David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Tyrone Johnson, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Lobsang Marcia, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences/David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Naeemah Munir, UC San Diego School of Medicine in Medical Education
  • Jeremie Oliver, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Jennifer Oster, A.T. Still University of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
  • Rosalina Penaloza,Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences/David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Isabel Sanchez,  The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Rochelle Wong, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine

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