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DOM Diversity Council Visiting 4th Year Medical Students

The Department of Medicine Diversity Council welcomed seven students for the 4th Year Clerkship in Internal Medicine last week. The clerkship spans both JHH and JHBMC and runs from September 26 through October 21. While at Johns Hopkins, the medical students participate in a clerkship in one of the DOM divisions, receive mentorship from the DOM Diversity Council, meet DOM leadership and interact with the residency programs. This year, the students are:

  1. Charles Odenigbo, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
  2. Lonimi Adebowale, Howard University College of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
  3. Odolphe Augustin, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology
  4. Azaria Lewis, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Division of Endocrinology, Medicine and Pediatrics
  5. Taylor Body, Harvard Medical School, Division of Gastroenterology
  6. Akwasi Aduboffour, Medical College of Georgia, Division of Nephrology
  7. Idris Kosoko, Meharry Medical College, Division of Hospital Medicine

Pictured with Dr. Risha Irvin, director of the DOM Diversity Council.

Please say hello if you meet one of these fantastic students. These efforts are a part of the DOM diversity, equity and inclusion efforts focused on creating pathways to internal medicine for those underrepresented in medicine as defined by the AAMC.

Learn more about the students and their interests here.


Kelsey Bennett