Harvard Retinal Imaging Laboratory Undergraduate Minority Mentorship Program Expands for Fall 2021

October 12, 2021

The Harvard Retinal Imaging Laboratory Undergraduate Minority Mentorship Program—led by Laboratory Director John B. Miller, MD, and research fellows Augustine Bannerman and Ned Lu—kicked off its second session, which increased in class size from 16 to 21 premedical students.

The students have been matched with members of the Retinal Imaging Laboratory (including medical students, residents and postdoctoral research fellows) to support their career development and interest in ophthalmology. They will also attend the Virtual Shadowing Series, where faculty lead discussions on career journeys to ophthalmology, present patient cases and surgical videos and discuss their work in the context of Mass Eye and Ear’s core values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

This fall, faculty members Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD; Grayson Armstrong, MD, MPH; James Chodosh, MD, MPH; Mohammad Dahrouj, MD, PhD; Suzanne Freitag, MD; David Friedman, MD, PhD, MPH; Efren Gonzalez, MD; Nimesh Patel, MD; and Joseph Rizzo, MD, will host shadowing sessions on a range of subspecialties.

Learn more about this mentoring program.

See also: Trainees