The 19 medical schools participating in NFL's Diversity in Sports Medicine initiative


In May 2022, the National Football League launched a program to diversify the population of students interested in sports medicine and orthopedics, offering students from historically Black colleges and universities the opportunity to complete a clinical rotation with NFL clubs. 

In 2022, the program worked with four colleges and universities. This year, it has expanded to 19 medical school partners. 

 Nineteen participating universities: 

1. Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (Willowbrook, Calif.)

2. Howard University College of Medicine (Washington, D.C.) 

3. Morehouse School of Medicine (Atlanta) 

4. Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tenn.) 

5. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Cleveland)

6. Georgetown University School of Medicine (Washington, D.C.)

7. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (Grand Rapids)

8. Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

9. Sidney Kimmel Medical College-Jefferson Medical (Philadelphia) 

10. Stanford (Calif.) University Medical School

11. University at Buffalo's (N.Y.) Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

12. University of Kansas School of Medicine (Kansas City)

13. University of Minnesota Medical School (Minneapolis)

14. University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine

15. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

16. University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

17. McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health Houston

18. University of Washington School of Medicine (Seattle)

19. Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 

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