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Medical Center

The University of Rochester Medical Center has a number of groups that support inclusion and diversity among faculty, residents and fellows, students and staff.

Groups for Faculty

Women in Medicine Science Faculty

This group offers programs designed to bring together medical school women faculty researchers – basic, clinical and translational – to meet each other, develop new collaborations and formulate plans for future events that will support and facilitate women researchers. Contact - Catherine E. Ovitt, PhD.

Junior Women Research Faculty Group | Junior Women Clinical Faculty Group

These two groups offer programs designed to promote the career development of women faculty members who are early in their career paths. They offer workshops and networking opportunities that help develop skills such as negotiation and work/life balance. Contact:

Groups for Residents and Fellows

Association of Minority Residents and Fellows (AMRF)

The Association of Minority Residents and Fellows (AMRF) is an organization of URiM trainees who have built a community of collaboration and support amongst themselves. If you would like more information or to be added to the group, please visit the website or email

Groups for School of Nursing (Faculty, Students, and Staff)

The School of Nursing has a number of groups for its faculty, students and staff. Go to the School of Nursing Diversity website for a complete list and more information.

Groups for Students

Some organizations that may be of special interest to students interested in inclusion and culture or diversity issues are listed here. For additional information, contact

  • American Medical Women's Association (AWMA)
  • Asian-Pacific Medical Students Association (APAMSA)
  • Jewish Association of Medical Students (JAMS)
  • Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)
  • Muslim Student Association (MSA)
  • Rochester Medical Accessibility Coalition (RMAC) - a student led affinity group open to people with disabilities and allies.
  • Spectrum - Spectrum is the affinity group for LGBTQ+ and ally students at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry (URSMD)
  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

Additional Groups and Organizations

Resources for Faculty

Resources for Students and Trainees

Graduate Students

Resources for All