Ensuring that undergraduate students of color who are interested in medicine stay on the path is essential to improving minority representation in medicine.
Fitz Tavernier Jr.
Fitz Tavernier Jr. is a third-year medical student at the University of Michigan Medical School. He’s most interested in pursuing a career in pediatric anesthesiology and enjoys any and everything that involves food.
One student’s story — as the first in his family to attend college — highlights the importance of retaining motivated students of color interested in medicine.