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Read about how Melissa Cervantes, a student at Holy Names High School, embraced her first mentored, hands-on clinical research experience at the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, ultimately presenting her work at a national conference and increasing her exposure to career possibilities in the biomedical sciences.
Despite high representation in medical schools, outpacing the number of men in the past few years, women have yet to see parity among medical school faculties. Read about the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists, a program that supports the research of physician scientists with caregiving responsibilities and is helping medical schools bolster the careers of and better retain these brilliant contributors to their institutions.