PROGRAM #1-For College and Post-baccalaureate Students
Emergency Department Clinical Exposure and Mentoring Program at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY
Volunteer and shadow in a busy emergency department, attend workshops on study skills, communication and more, network with health professionals.
Deadline to apply:  Sunday, November 15, 2015
Rolling admissions!  Space is limited!
Application Link: ED CEMP
1-Who is eligible for this program?
Low income, disadvantaged and minority college/post-baccalaureate students living in the NY, NJ and CT area.
2-Can I work and participate in the program?
Yes, we understand that most students are juggling many responsibilities.  We will work around your schedule.  However, you cannot be a Montefiore employee.
3-Will I get paid for the summer?
This program does not have a stipend.
4-Does this program only occur at Montefiore?
5- Is this program free?


Program #2-High School, College, Post-baccalaureate, Health Professional Students
2015 Community Health Ambassador Program
Participate in civic engagement with the Mentoring in Medicine Team.  Learn communication skills, address health disparity issues and network with health professionals.   Participate from anywhere!
Deadline to apply:  Sunday, November 15, 2015
Application Link:  CHAMP
1-Who is eligible to participate in this program?
High school, college, post-baccalaureate and health professional students are encouraged to apply.
2-Can I work and participate in the program?
3-Will I get paid for the summer?
This program does not have a stipend.
4-Where does this program occur?
The program is based in NY.  Seminars occur live in NYC and on-line.   Volunteer opportunities occur nationwide.
5- Is this program free?


Program #3- Post-baccalaureate, Health Professional Students 
Medical Pathway Program
MPP is a holistic intensive boot camp that prepares premedical students for their journey to medical school. Since 2009, MPP has been helping students achieve their dream of attending medical school. We have had an 88% acceptance rate of students who apply to medical school.
Fee $1,000
Deadline to apply:  Sunday, November 15, 2015
Application Link:
Eligibility Criteria
- Should be a member of an ethnic group historically underrepresented in medicine [i.e. African American (or African descent), Hispanic (Latino or Spanish descent), Caribbean, Native American/American Indian descent (or Hawaiian descent)] or socioeconomically disadvantaged but all are encouraged to apply
- Must have a Science GPA of 2.7 or higher
- Completed the basic pre-medical pre-requisite courses
- Be able to attend Saturday classes in NYC
Thank you in advance for your interest!

MIM-NY Programs

Annual Conference “Yes, I can be a Healthcare Professional!”

  • Middle School Students to Health Professionals

Health Professional Leadership Development Seminars

  • Health Professional Students, Residents, Junior Faculty and Health Professionals
  • Quarterly seminars that address issues such as wellness, leadership development, financial success, social skills and academic promotion.

Emergency Department Clinical Exposure and Mentoring Program

  • Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Internship that provides experience and exposure needed for underrepresented students to become physicians, PA’s, dentists or scientists including volunteering, shadowing, research exposure and strategic planning

The “Yes, I Can” Future Health Professional Afterschool Club

  • Elementary to High School Students
  • Monthly meetings featuring hand-on interactive exposure to various health professions.

“Check it Out” Pathway to Success and “Ask the Expert” Seminars

  • Elementary to Health Professional Students
  • Invited lecture series delivered by qualified members of our speaker’s bureau upon request.

Mentor a Future Health Professional Campaign

  • Health Professionals (Doctors, Physician Assistants, Public Health Officers, Nurses, Optometrists, Radiology Technicians, Respiratory Therapists,   Paramedics) train to become a certified MIM mentor. Participate in seminars and annual conference. Allow a student to shadow you and provide guidance for successful career growth.

Working Team

Lynne Holden, MD
President, Mentoring in MedicineYvette Calderon, MD
Director of ResearchTalaia Lawrence
Program CoordinatorJoanne Perrineau
Program Coordinator, Emergency Department Clinical
Exposure and Mentoring Program at Montefiore

Contact Info:

Mentoring in Medicine, Inc.
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rosenthal SE, Room 201
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
(212) 252-4086
FAX: (718) 798-0703



January 17, 2009
MIM-NY Healthy Heart Ambassador Training

Students receive training from an American Heart Association representative. These students will go out into the community and spread their wealth of knowledge at Grand Central Station on February 6th, 2009, as well as at schools and other events in the future

November 2, 2008
MIM-CA Best Practices in Mentoring Seminar

Owen Garrick MD, MBA discusses admissions requirements with students before conducting mock interviews to show students how to impress medical school admissions committees.

March 25, 2008
Mentoring in Medicine, Inc. at the SNMA National Medical Education Conference

The Mentoring in Medicine Team would like to graciously thank those who generously volunteered their valuable time and resources to conduct workshops for the SNMA Annual National Medical Education Conference from March 19-23.  Indeed, we had a great time as we trained 385 premedical and medical students during eight Clinical Skills Workshops.  The MIM workshops were very highly rated by the students.  Take a look! Special appreciation to Mr. Bob Gore for his help with the photography.

Wound Closure Techniques

Dr. Michael Cole demonstrates how to suture using pig’s feet. Dr. Terri-Ann Samuels explains the instruments used in wound closure to her group.

How To Take and Interpret Vital Signs

Dr. Caron Campbell teaches how to take a blood pressure. Dr. Rafeal Soltero teaches interpretation of vital signs.
Dr. Lynne Richardson speaks to an attentive group about vital signs.

How To Read an EKG

Dr. Sh elly Anne Sharpe and Dr. Gallane Abraham teach EKG interpretation.

Immobilization Techniques

Dr. Craig Lomita and Dr. Peter Deblieux approve their splint. Dr. Rob Gore demonstrates how to make a splint.
Dr. Alyssa Humphreys demonstrates an upper extremity splint.


Students listen to the lecture on cardiac ultrasonography by Dr. Michael Stone. Dr. Opal Taylor demonstrates cardiac imaging to her group.
Dr. Spensor Nabors demonstrates cardiac imaging to his group.

The MIM Team would like to sincerely thank the following for making this event a huge success!

Gallane Abraham, MD
Cynthia Ambres, MD
Shilpa Amin, MD
Lt. Cheryl Bishop
Derek Bazemore, MD
Caron Campbell, MD
Michael Cole, MD
Nicola Davis, MD
Deborah Dean, MD
Peter DeBlieux, MD
Kurt Duncan, MD
Rob Gore, Jr. MD
Sheri Heron, MD
Michael Hossack, MD
Allysia Humphreys, MD
Vernon Jeffery, MD
Senai Kidane, MD
R Starr Knight, MD
Yolanda Law, MD
Craig Lomita, MD
Terry Middleton
Spensor Nabors, MD
Arun Nagdev, MD
Bruce Peters, DO
Dan Price, MD
Lynne Richardson, MD
Terri-Ann Samuels, MD
Shelley Anne Sharpe, MD
Michael Stone, MD
JP Sanchez, MD, MPH
Steve Sawyer, MD
Rafael Soltren, MD
Ben Steinberg, MD
Opal Taylor, MD MPH
Kanye Willis, MD
Nana Yaw, MD
Shreni Zinzuwadia, MD

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