Diverse Healthcare Professional Network Program in Southwestern Pennsylvania
Are you an immigrant/refugee wanting to use your skills to work in a healthcare profession?
- Mentoring by network of diverse healthcare professionals
- Career track convenings with peers and established practitioners
- Assistance with school applications and board exam preparations
Do you want to mentor an immigrant/refugee looking to advance or establish their healthcare career?
- Help aspiring healthcare professionals achieve their goals.
- Support the creation of a talent pool that can provide culturally and linguistically competent care.
This project aims to build a diverse network of healthcare professionals in Southwestern Pennsylvania by fostering connections between local medical professionals and immigrants and refugees aspiring to careers in healthcare. Mentorship opportunities, study materials, and meetings with peers and professionals in participants’ area of interest will help support immigrants and refugees on their career path.
- Welcoming meeting for individuals that are introduced to our program. Meeting would include introduction of the program goals, meeting with volunteer members/mentors and planning agenda of the individual as part of the program)
- Individuals will be grouped based on their aims or interest of study. Providing study materials such as online subscription or books for board exam preparation and assisting during the study period with study planning
- Quarterly meeting with the participants and mentors: Mentors with different health care training backgrounds will meet with participants to discuss future career goals of participants.
- Observership programs via UPMC Departments: Participants who are eligible for observership program at UPMC will be assisted with application process including application fees.
We are inspired by the countless health care professionals who go beyond the call of duty in improving the health and well-being of societies around the world. Whitetulip Health Foundation aims to nurture this ethos of giving and service in our medical communities at home and abroad.
A key aim of WHF is to build a social and professional platform that connects individuals and institutions dedicated to improving the health of their communities. We do this by organizing events to share best practices, exchange ideas, and form new and innovative collaborations.
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