2024 LIDEReS in Research (LHS+ Identity, Development, Empowerment, and Resources Seminar in Research)

San Juan, PR US
April 12, 2024 to April 14, 2024
The purpose of LMSA-NIH LIDEReS in Research is to increase LHS+ awareness, interest and preparedness for research and academic careers.

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Target Audience

Target audience includes college students, medical/graduate students, residents, fellows, physicians, faculty and staff of academic medicine centers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe LHS+ (Latina/o/e/x, Hispanic or of Spanish Origin+) related research priorities, urgent health challenges and disparities;
  • Provide information about how to navigate a career in academic medicine and research, including how to find support and funding for your career through NIH;
  • Describe the career journeys of physician-scientists and academicians, including those who have obtained NIH research funding;
  • Facilitate interactions, networking, and connectedness with researchers, faculty, and representatives from NIH, LMSA and other entities.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Latino Medical Student Association
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.50 Participation
Event starts: 
04/12/2024 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/14/2024 - 11:45am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Verdanza Hotel
8020 José M. Tartak Ave
San Juan, PR 00979
United States
Learn more about the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) here! For questions about the program, contact the LMSA via e-mail.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact us via email at center@lmsa.net.
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  John P. Sánchez, MD
  Full Professor and Vice Chair
  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Emergency Medicine Fellowship
  Director Learning Environment Office
  University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the Latino Medical Student Association. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Participant Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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