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Office of Medical Student Diversity

The Office of Medical Student Diversity reflects the Johns Hopkins Medicine Mission, to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care.  Diverse and inclusive, Johns Hopkins Medicine educates medical students, scientists, health care professionals and the public; conducts biomedical research; and provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness while embracing our core values:

  • Excellence & Discovery
  • Leadership & Integrity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Respect & Collegiality

The Office of Medical Student Diversity embraces these core values and they provide the foundation for our URM student groups:

AMWA - American Medical Women's Association
APAMSA - Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
EIM - Equality in Medicine
GIVE - Geriatrics Initiatives for Value and Efficiency
GSS - Gertrude Stein Society
LMSA - Latino Medical Student Association
MSCF - Medical Student Christian Fellowship
SAMSA - South Asian Medical Students' Association
WSIG - Women in Surgery Interest Group

 

To learn more about diversity at Hopkins, please visit one of the following pages:

Multicultural Calendar
Welcome Letter from Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion

 

Office of Medical Student Diversity

Shari M. Lawson, MD, MBA
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Director of Medical Student Diversity
733 North Broadway
Suite 137, Miller Research Building
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Phone: 410-955-3416
Fax: 410-955-0544
Email: sommeddiversity@jhmi.edu

Monica Jones
Administrative Coordinator
733 North Broadway
Suite 137, Miller Research Building
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Phone: 443-287-4423
Fax: 410-955-0544
Email: mjone234@jhmi.edu

Graduate Student Diversity

Damani Arnold Piggott, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean for Graduate Student Diversity and Graduate Biomedical Education
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-1725