Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Resident and Fellow Committee (RFC) is an inter-departmental forum for URM trainees at MGH. The RFC is led by residents and fellows who are elected by their peers, and plays a crucial role in the professional and personal development of URM residents and fellows. This organization assists with residency recruitment, and offers opportunities to socialize and network among peers, enhance career development and become involved in the larger Harvard and Boston communities.



About the RFC


The CDI established the Resident and Fellow Committee (RFC) as an inter-departmental forum for URM trainees at MGH. The RFC is led by residents and/or fellows who are elected by their peers. In May 2008, the Board was restructured to include three new officers: Education and Career Development Officer, Public Relations Officer and Community Outreach Officer.

RFC Initiatives

  • Residency recruitment
  • "Ins and Out" Program. This program is designed to provide career and leadership development to residents and fellows through quarterly workshops and seminars.
  • Social and Networking Events. RFC sponsors monthly networking opportunities among residents and fellows.
  • Mentorship. The RFC members mentor students in the URM HMS Mentorship Program, SRTP, and the Center for Community Health Improvement Boston Partnerships. Senior residents also provide peer mentoring and guidance to interns through various CDI resident programs.
  • Community Service. The RFC members volunteer in the greater Boston community, including in health fairs and with highschool students through community programs organized by CDI and the Center forCommunityHealth Improvement

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    If you are an MGH or integrated program URM resident or fellow and are interested in getting involved or learning more about the RFC, please contact one of the members of the Executive Board.