Resident & Fellow Resources

GME DEI Advisory Group

GME’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Advisory Group is composed of residents and fellows, faculty and staff who support initiatives for the recruitment, development, and well-being of trainees underrepresented in medicine. The GME DEI Advisory Group meets virtually on the first Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. 

Sign up to be on our listserv to receive information on our monthly meeting and communication from the Advisory Group. Here are instructions to find and join our Google Group ( or email for more information.

Resources for Residents/Fellows

The GME Office offers support and resources for residents and fellows and the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has compiled a list of books to read if you're interested in learning more from a variety of perspectives. New England Journal of Medicine resources for race and medicine. 

Graduate Medical Education (GME) Support Team

Cuong Q. Pham, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, GME DEI Advisory Group Chair
Michael Aylward, MD, FACP, FAAP, Medicine Pediatric Residency Program Director
Le Que Heidkamp, Compliance Administrator, GME Administration
Christy Illig, Human Resources Generalist, GME Administration

GME DEI Advisory Group Mentorship Program- Piloting

The GME DEI Advisory Group Mentorship Program welcomes medical residents, fellows & faculty who have an interest in progressing diversity, equity and inclusion work and are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, communities of color, engaged in anti-racism work, and are driven to address social determinants of health in our community. 

Eligibility: UMN Residents, Fellows, Faculty, & Alumni

Applications are closed for the DEI mentorship program. Come back in May 2022 for more information about the July-December 2022 mentorship session!