Reality Medicine

A program of the Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on Diversity in Medicine

Reality Medicine

Opportunities and Keys to Success for a Career in Medicine Today

Dr. Coombs at 2014 Reality Medicine Event

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hiebert Lounge, Instructional “L” Building, 14th floor, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street, Boston, MA

Reality Medicine discusses opportunities, obstacles, and keys to success for a career in medicine for physicians and students of diverse backgrounds. The program is open to all medical students, residents, fellows, and new physicians, as well as college students and post-grads considering a career in medicine and those interested in reducing health care disparities.

Come join your peers and experienced physicians in a discussion about issues that matter to you.

All students, residents and physicians are welcome to this free program, but space is limited and registration is required. 


6:00 p.m.

Registration, Dinner, and Networking

7:00 p.m.

Welcome and Presentations

The Affordable Care Act — What You Need to Know 
Milagros Abreu, MD, MPH 

Mentorship for career success
Lenny López, MD, MDiv, MPH 

Building the career you want
Members of the Committee on  Diversity in Medicine

8:00 p.m.

Roundtable discussions
Your questions will guide the discussion! Talk in small groups with physicians and your peers. 

Questions? Email or call 781-434-7373.

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