The mission of the Hispanic Center of Excellence is to:
Increase the number of Latino physicians by expanding the educational pipeline for students interested in medicine.
Provide professional development opportunities to Latino and other faculty.
Prepare medical students, faculty and residents in delivering culturally competent healthcare services to the community.
Increase the quality and quantity of research on health issues that impact Latinos and other underserved populations in our nation.
Increase the qualifications and academic development of Latino and other disadvantaged students at the pre-college through matriculation and graduation from the New Jersey Medical School.
Provide students with research opportunities on health related issues affecting Latino and other underserved communities.
Introduce and expose medical students to health issues afflicting underserved communities.
Increase access to literature on topics that impact the care of the Latino community. For further information, please click here.
Enhance the performance of all students in caring for diverse populations through a culturally and humanistic approach.
To develop curricular initiatives that addresses cultural competence education and training for all medical students, faculty, and administrators.
To increase the diversity of NJMS' faculty by fostering the recruitment and development of Latino faculty in our institution. Click here
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