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Diversity Visiting Student

Program Overview

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center's Department of Radiology is pleased to announce our Visiting Clerkship Program for Underrepresented Minorities (including African-American/Black, Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, and Hispanic/Latino) aimed to increase diversity within the specialty of diagnostic and interventional radiology and within our department. In conjunction with the David Satcher Clerkship, we offer three sponsored opportunities for 4th year medical students to rotate through our department’s clerkship that can be tailored to the interests of the selected students. The clerkship will be offered during the months of August, September, or October in 4-week blocks.  Applicants should be training at an LCME-accredited institution or osteopathic training program. Our department looks forward to hosting you.


  • Up to $2,500 in financial support to assist in covering costs of travel and lodging.
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities to build professional relationships with residents, researchers, and radiologists.
    • Meetings with department and hospital leadership.
    • Lunch with Chief Residents
  • Gain knowledge and familiarity with our residency and fellowship programs.

Application Process

  • Apply through VSLO. Within this application, there will be a requirement to indicate interest in the David Satcher Clerkship and to upload a supplemental application with two references.
  • Email notification of application to Radiology Medical Student Clerkship Director, Pauravi.Vasada@UHhospitals.org
  • For questions about the David Satcher Clerkship, please contact MaryElizabeth.Ruttenberg@UHhospitals.org