Initiative to Maximize Student Development

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Summary Description

The Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) Fellows and Affiliates Program at UCSF is designed to support historically underrepresented and marginalized students across the basic science PhD graduate programs. This program offers an enriching community for PhD students by providing:

  • Career and professional development enrichment and mentorship activities that complement academic research training
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • An environment to showcase, celebrate, and value individual personalities, identities, and experiences

This program is funded by the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS; grant #R25GM056847).

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