Task Force Workgroups
Program Director: Executive Director of the WCMS
Target Population: The preferred applicant is an undergraduate student interested in a career in medicine. Preferential selection will be given for those students that are Washtenaw County residents. Applications will be accepted for students interested in other health care fields such as nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, and psychology as well as from other counties.
Target Mentors: Mentors are practicing physicians and a Washtenaw County Medical Society Member. Locations may be an office, clinic or facility provided appropriate patient privacy documents and any other employee resource needs are met. Mentors that are not practicing physicians and a Washtenaw County Medical Society Member will be considered on an individual basis.
Target Sponsors: Financial Sponsorships are solicited from any business or individual interested in supporting the scholarships.
The undergraduate student must have completed one semester of college prior to applying to the WCMS scholarship program. The application is a current resume or curriculum vitae and a letter stating the applicant’s goals in healthcare addressed to the firstname.lastname@example.org. The acceptable applicants will then have an interview and be placed with appropriate mentors. The acceptable student will sign the “Volunteer Externship Agreement.”
The mentor will provide a curriculum vitae and a one page letter addressed to email@example.com stating the proposed role of the extern in their practice and how many externs they would like to mentor. Acceptable mentors will sign the “Externship Subscription Agreement”.
The externs will have an exit interview with an evaluation sheet. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/29J3BZB
Mentors will have an exit interview with an evaluation sheet. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YGQ2FSB
A letter of recommendation will then be made for the extern and the extern will receive a stipend for educational purposes.