Stanford Medicine REACH Postbaccalaureate Experience in Research

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge
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Mission Statement

Operating in tandem with Stanford Medicine’s Commission on Justice and Equity, the Racial Equity to Advance a Community of Health (REACH) Initiative at Stanford Medicine is dedicated to training a new generation of leaders in medicine and science who will actively promote health equity, racial equity, and social justice and work to reduce our society’s devastating health disparities.


  1. To provide research opportunities and professional development training that enhance each scholar’s applications to graduate and medical schools.
  2. Build a collaborative diverse community that fosters equity and belonging across departments.
  3. To expand the pipeline of students applying to Stanford graduate and medical schools.

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