UT System Medical School Offering Race-Based ‘Enrichment Program’ for Reapplicants

As colleges adjust to the recent ban on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and offices that the Texas Legislature passed in its 88th Legislative Session, one University of Texas System medical school is continuing to offer race-based programs as part of its recruitment efforts.

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston has released a new “reapplicant enrichment program” promoted as being for “underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students into medical careers.”

To qualify for the program, an applicant must meet one of the following criteria: “African American male, underrepresented in Medicine (African American, American Indian, Hispanic, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander), First-Generation College Student, or educationally and/or economically disadvantaged background.”

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