• Minority Medical Mentoring Program

      Minority Medical Mentoring Program
      The Minority Medical Mentoring Program allows high school seniors to shadow medical providers as student interns. There are 974 physicians actively practicing medicine in Buncombe County; only two percent (2%) are underrepresented minorities (self-reporting). The latest numbers are seven African Americans (0.72%), eight Indian (0.82%), two Vietnamese (0.21%), one Latino (0.10%), one Korean (0.10%) and one Asian/Pacific Islander (0.10%).

      This program is a collaboration of:
      Asheville-Buncombe Institute for Parity Achievement (ABIPA), the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), Mission Health and the Western Carolina Medical Society (WCMS).

      MAHEC, Blue Ridge Room, 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC
      May 22, 2014 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
      Larry Rosenberg, MD