The week of September 23, the Tour for Diversity in Medicine will travel to:
- Monday, September 23 Aetna Headquarters, Hartford, Conn.
- Tuesday, September 24 Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y.
- Wednesday, September 25 Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J.
- Thursday, September 26 Delaware State University, Dover, Del.
- Friday, September 27 Bowie State University, Bowie, Md.
- Saturday, September 28 Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
The event is free for students. Registration is available at www.tour4diversity.org.Additional support for the Northeast tour comes from the U.S. Army, AAMC, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, American Dental Education Association and the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine. For more information, follow the Tour for Diversity in Medicine on www.Facebook.tourfordiversity and Twitter @Tour4Diversity or visit tour4diversity.org. About the Aetna Foundation The Aetna Foundation, Inc. is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna Inc. Since 1980, Aetna and the Aetna Foundation have contributed more than $427 million in grants and sponsorships, including more than $14.6 million awarded in 2012. As a national health foundation, we promote wellness, health, and access to high-quality health care for everyone. This work is enhanced by the time and commitment of Aetna employees, who have volunteered four million hours since 2003. The Aetna Foundation’s current giving is focused on addressing the rising rate of adult and childhood obesity in the U.S.; promoting racial and ethnic equity in health and health care; and advancing integrated health care. For more information, visit www.aetnafoundation.org. About Tour for Diversity in Medicine The Tour for Diversity in Medicine (T4D), a project of Hip Hop Health Inc., seeks to educate, inspire and cultivate future physicians and dentists of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds by forming local connections in order to fulfill a national need. Conceived by former medical student leaders, T4D will bring premedical enrichment activities to underrepresented minority undergraduate students in order to assist with the diversification of the health professions workforce. T4D is a grassroots effort and has reached 1,400 students to date. This is the fourth Tour since T4D’s founding in 2012. Visit tour4diversity.org for more information. 1 Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures 2012, The Association of American Medical Colleges