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Ray Mendez, 2013 Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship Recipient

2013 Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship Recipient
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The Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships are given to five outstanding students entering their third year of medical school who have shown leadership in efforts to eliminate inequalities in medical education and health care and demonstrated leadership efforts in addressing educational, societal, and health care needs of racial and ethnical minorities in the United States.

Ray Mendez of the Latoya University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine expresses excitement aboutreceiving the award. He discusses his role for advancing health equality and diversity as well as his career and educational goals.  He offers advice for students aspiring to be in his position and for leaders working to advance health equality and diversity in medical education and the workforce.