Diversity and inclusion are core to the mission and vision of the University of Chicago’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). In full accord with the wider university’s perspective on diversity, we believe that diversity in all of its forms not only enhances student learning but also promotes perspective taking—crucial aspects of any physician-scientist’s training. We strive to support a social an intellectual of community and inclusion where students’ multiple and intersecting identities are affirmed and valued.
Supported by the Pritzker School of Medicine and the Biological Sciences Division Office of Graduate Affairs, the MSTP is committed to recruiting a diverse cohort of students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine and in the sciences; and students from diverse geographic, economic, racial and ethnic, and religious backgrounds. We also strive for diversity among students in terms of in sex/gender, age, sexual orientation, and we welcome applicants with disabilities and/or special needs.