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Diversity and Outreach

Diversity and Outreach

Dance Marathon 2015

Each year, the students who organize the mammoth undertaking known as Dance Marathon at Florida State University bring a generous check to the College of Medicine. These videos show how that money supports school-based clinics that provide primary care for young people in Gadsden County. (2015)

The Face of the Uninsured

Created for the College's Cover the Uninsured Week, the interviews in this video were filmed by medical students who spoke with uninsured patients in the community and within the college. (2015, 12m:28s)

Dreams Within Our Reach: The SSTRIDE Story

Learn about the SSTRIDE program, Science Students Together Reaching Instructional Diversity & Excellence, an outreach effort of the FSU College of Medicine with support from Florida's Area Health Education Centers. (2014, 6m:16s)

Many Stories, One Heart

A dozen students from different backgrounds talk about their experiences at the College of Medicine: the collegiality, the faculty support, the reputation for excellence and especially the unparalleled hands-on experience with actual patients. (2014, 9m:25s)

Ahora Means Now!

Meet three Hispanic students who discuss how welcoming the College of Medicine was for them – and why the need for scholarships has never been greater if other minority students are going to get a chance at medical school. (2012, 12m:21s)

SSTRIDE Summer Institute

Every summer, high school students from our regional campus communities spend a week at the College of Medicine getting fully immersed in the life of a medical student. In this video, a handful of them discuss what they learned. (2012, 5m:51s)

think smart: STEMM

Created in conjunction with Take Stock in Children (sponsor of project), this video encourages K-12 children to consider a career in a STEMM field, which stands for Science Technology Engineering Math and Medicine. All of the actors are either College of Medicine students or participants in our SSTRIDE outreach program. Three of the actors are also Take Stock In Children graduates.