SALUD: Shaping Academic Leaders United in Diversity

Residents at Spark Social GME Diversity Event
SALUD faculty Drs. Sarah Schaeffer and Michelle Guy join residents for a GME Welcome Event in August 2019. 

SALUD is a Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE) initiative that is aimed at increasing the individual and group mentorship available to Latinx/URM residents in all departments across UCSF.  SALUD encourages residents to consider academic careers, assists in forming key relationships with faculty researchers and clinician educators, and addresses personal and group barriers to academic careers.

In partnership with GME Diversity, SALUD offers quarterly Academic Career Night event for all residents that address common themes in academic medicine and provide increased visibility for academic work in health disparities. The SALUD program also works closely with the UCSF GME Pathways Program to deliver interactive career development workshops and individual career development meetings for Latinx/URM residents across all Pathways.

The USCF SALUD program is led by UCSF LCOE faculty Dr. Sarah Schaeffer and Dr. Meshell Johnson in collaboration with Dr. Michelle Guy.

For more information on SALUD please contact:

Julia Farfan, Research Analyst
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (415) 206-5198


Curriculum & Schedule

November 2019

January 2020

February 2020

OBGYN and Anesthesia Resident Dinner 

Family and Community Medicine and Psychiatry Resident Dinner

Pediatric Neurology and Neurology