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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. 

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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.