Through the Peer Facilitator program, second year medical students provide guidance to first year students as they explore the Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning (Tisch CSL) curriculum. Facilitators are resources for questions about CSL and trouble-shooting issues with projects, as well as being leaders in CSL Small Group discussions.
Tisch Summer Fellowship Program
The Tisch Summer Fellows (TSF) program is an opportunity for Tufts students to gain real-world skills, grow their networks, and explore career paths while building stronger communities on a local, national or international level. TSF fellowships are available for undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. Students can choose from fellowship opportunities in New York City and Boston, or they can propose self-directed group projects focused on active citizenship in an international setting. Find out more >>
Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement
Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement Fund (Tisch Fund) provides advising and modest financial support for Tufts medical students during the academic year to undertake innovative, active citizenship projects locally and abroad. Find out more>>
Tufts Student Service Scholars Program
The mission of the Tufts Student Service Scholars Program is to develop physician-leaders and scholars with the mission, vision, and ability to transform healthcare in partnership with communities," as well as equip students with the tools to help patients overcome barriers to health. Participating students meet monthly meet monthly to discuss topics such as cultural competency and physician wellness and are paired with experienced mentors in local communities in underserved, urban areas.
The Schweitzer Fellowship
The Mission Statement of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is “to develop Leaders in Service: individuals who are dedicated and skilled in meeting the health needs of underserved communities, and whose example influences and inspires others.” With a small stipend, Tufts Schweitzer Fellows design and implement service projects that address social determinants of health in medically underserved communities. Find out more>>
Tisch Active Citizenship Concentration Program
TUSM has partnered with Tufts' Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, a national leader in civic education, to provide the Active Citizenship Concentration Program (ACP). ACP allows medical students to interrupt the regular curriculum to pursue an experience in active citizenship as it relates to the practice of medicine either abroad or in the U.S. ACP is designed to allow students with clinical experience to pursue full-time volunteer work in an underserved area. Find out more>>
Tufts Community Service Learning endeavors have enjoyed support from Student Council Awards, and Alumni Council Awards. Current students wishing to learn more about these funding opportunities should visit the CSL Course Page on TUSK under "Funding Opportunities and Additional Resources."