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The Underrepresented in Medicine Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast

Episode 2: An Inclusive Environment within Academics with Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD

Our hosts, Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, and Omari Hodge, MD, FAAFP, were joined by Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, MD, FAAFP, a leader in health equity and global health, to discuss how program directors can prepare residents and students for a potential academic career. We shared about the importance of an inviting, safe environment that's inviting for historically excluded learners and creates a mentorship space for them to see themselves as leaders and future faculty members. 




URM Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast

The URM Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast, also known as the URM JAM, is hosted by Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP and Omari A. Hodge, MD, FAAFP. 

We address the real and perceived barriers faced by historically Underrepresented in Medicine residents and students when considering a career in academic family medicine, and provide practical tips and personal advice on topics like leadership, scholarly activity, CVs, mentorship, and more.