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Hermanos y Hermanas

Research recognizes that being Latinx in medical school comes with unique obstacles and experiences that require a focused and consistent support system. Hermanos y Hermanas has created both structured and unstructured mentoring opportunities for M1s.


Unstructured Programming

  • Match M1s with a direct M2 hermano/a
  • Subsidize one-to-one check-ins
  • “El Merendero”, year-round pop-up events featuring Latinx snacks
  • Organize group potlucks + dinners celebrating important milestones

Structured Programming

  • Workshops providing high-yield student advice
  • OSCE I and II practice sessions
  • AOSC research panel +scholarship application workshop
  • Ask-a-M4 panel