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Vituity and ACEP Fund New Emergency Medicine Diversity Scholarship

Introducing a $10,000 Diversity Leadership Scholarship for EM residents and medical students.

EMERYVILLE, CA (November 2, 2021)—Vituity, the nation’s largest physician‐owned partnership, in conjunction with ACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians), is proud to announce a new scholarship for emergency medicine (EM) residents and EM-bound medical students. The $10,000 Vituity & ACEP Diversity Leadership Scholarship will aid EM residents and medical students who express a passion for leadership and healthcare transformation.

“Vituity is committed to transforming healthcare for the benefit of our patients, doctors, and communities,” says Savoy Brummer, MD, a physician leader at Vituity and active ACEP member. “Nurturing and celebrating a diverse team of clinical leaders is critical to our mission of making healthcare more equitable and accessible to all.”

The Vituity & ACEP Diversity Leadership Scholarship will be awarded to one current EM resident and one current EM student, respectively. Each recipient will receive a one-time award of $10,000 to provide academic funding.

Submit a nomination at vituity.com/diversityscholarship.

Nominations must be submitted by a mentor, peer, or supervisor (not family-related) of the student or resident candidate. Candidates may not nominate themselves. Candidate submissions are accepted through January 5, 2022.

The Vituity & ACEP Diversity Leadership Scholarship furthers our vision for creating a more equitable healthcare system for all – by building a more representative healthcare workforce.

About Vituity

For 50 years, Vituity has been raising the standard of care and transforming how, when and where care is delivered. As a physician owned and led multispecialty partnership, our 5,000 doctors and clinicians care for nearly 8 million patients annually across 450 practice locations and nine acute care specialties.

Vituity’s patient focus and commitment to clinical excellence are the driving forces that place us at the heart of better care. Our frontline clinicians and business leaders develop healthcare solutions that improve outcomes for patients and hospitals. Our innovation hub, Inflect Health identifies early-stage health-tech companies and facilitates a connection to physicians for testing and our charitable foundation, Vituity Cares, extends our reach into communities that are most affected by healthcare disparities.

Vituity is driven to continually transform healthcare through our collective passion for patients. Learn more at vituity.com.

American College of Emergency Physicians

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the national medical society representing emergency medicine. Through continuing education, research, public education, and advocacy, ACEP advances emergency care on behalf of its 40,000 emergency physician members, and the more than 150 million Americans they treat on an annual basis. For more information, visit www.acep.org and www.emergencyphysicians.org.

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