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The Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved (LMU) program, based in Flint, Michigan, was designed in 2004 by the College of Human Medicine at Michigan state University to provide medical students with the opportunity to work with and learn from underserved and vulnerable populations. In addition to traditional clinical medical education, LMU focuses on the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to address the varied medical needs of urban, rural, and international underserved populations. This enhanced training is comprised of the following:

Currently, students apply via supplemental application to the LMU program during their preclinical years. Acceptance criteria include intermediate Spanish proficiency and a demonstrated commitment to serving the underserved. The program now accepts 18 students annually.

Our mission is to assess and address the explicit medical needs of underserved and vulnerable populations through leadership, culturally competent medical care, community assessments, and health education. The purpose of the LMU program is to:

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