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LGBTQ Diversity Scholarships

NYU Langone - Pride Ortho scholarship

Deadline May 15, 2023 

Pride Ortho and NYU Langone Orthopedics are joining forces to offer a medical student rotation at NYU! The selected student will get a guaranteed away rotation at NYU, a $2,500 stipend, mentorship, and a letter of recommendation from the Pride Ortho team. NYU does not participate in the VLSO program, so interested students MUST also apply via the instructions listed on their website: 

Use the link below to apply.


The David Roye Jr. Scholarship

Deadline April 17, 2023!  Now closed

Pride Ortho has teamed up with NYP/Columbia Orthopedic Surgery residency program to sponsor a medical student rotation in New York City! The selected student will get a guaranteed away rotation at Columbia, a $2,500 stipend, mentorship, and letter of recommendation from the Pride Ortho team. Students MUST also apply to Columbia through the Visiting Student Learning Opportunity (VSLO) system, and meet all requirements for visiting students required by Columbia University orthopedics. 

The scholarship is named after Dr. David Roye Jr. who is a distinguished senior LGBTQ Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeon who spent much of his career at Columbia. 

Use the link below to apply. 

The Gary and Linda Friedlaender Scholarships and the Julie Samora Away Rotation Scholarships

Deadline May 15, 2023 

Thanks to the generosity of Pride Ortho's founding President Dr. Qusai Hammouri and founding member Dr. Julie Samora, we will also be offering scholarships to medical students completing orthopedic away-rotations at other institutions. Just tell us where you are going and why in the application below! All away rotations must be set up and approved through the program where you will be rotating. Mentorship and a letter of recommendation will be provided to all scholarship recipients. 

Dr Gary Friedlaedner is chair emeritus of Orthopaedics at Yale. For the past 25 years Gary and Linda have held a safe space in their home for diversity in orthopedics through their monthly book club. This scholarship is named in appreciation to their DEI work.

Use the link below to apply.

Other Programs with DEI Scholarships

The following programs also offer DEI scholarships not directly involved with Pride Ortho. We encourage all to visit their websites or social media to apply. If we missed your program please let us know!!

  • Henry Ford Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • New York University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Columbia University
  • University of Minnesota
  • Mayo Clinic
  • University of Washington
  • Community Memorial Health System
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of North Carolina

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