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10th 11th 12th

CLD has equipped me with the skills and knowledge to overcome any obstacles in college. The experience allowed me to network with groups of people who are like minded–people who are successful, determined and who will put forth the effort to accomplish their goals.

Linda Bellamy
2012 CLD Scholar, Ball State University

Dr. George H. Rawls, M.D. Dr. George Rawls, for which the Rawls Scholars Medicine Initiative is named, is a renowned and distinguished physician. He has labored tirelessly to raise awareness of the need for a greater representation of minorities in the field of medicine and he has worked for measures that would facilitate admission and graduation of minority candidates to IU School of Medicine.

Interested in the medical field? This program is for YOU!

CLD and  Wishard-Eskenazi Health are proud partners of the

Rawls Scholars Medicine Initiative

intern-chsThis unique experience provides participants with the opportunity to closely interact with medical professionals and medical students to gain firsthand knowledge of attaining their career goals in medicine. Participants tour Eskenazi Health and the Coroner’s Office, shadow the trauma services staff and get an insider’s look at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Further explore your goal of becoming a medical professional by signing up today!

Students must have completed the Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project before registering for this program.


Rawls Scholars Medicine Initiative

Registration Closed

Registration Opens November 2017.


Spring 2018
Sessions Held:
Thursday, February 1 – March 8
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Eligible Students: Graduates of SDCE, in Grades 10 -12
Registration fee: $20.00

For more information contact the Assistant Director and Program Coordinator, Kamona McDowell at kmcdowell@cldinc.org or (317) 923-8111 ext 218.