Welcome to the RCMI program at the Ponce School of Medicine. I am tremendously proud of our RCMI Program and its vital contributions to the overall mission of the Ponce School of Medicine. I trust that this site will provide valuable information about our clinical, educational and research programs. I hope that you find the information posted here helpful. Entries will include updates of new and upgraded research cores and pilot projects. The announcements provided in this RCMI website will include supported events, publications, and other information that we think will be useful to our research and clinical communities. Your questions, comments, and suggestions are welcome and will help us improve our site and our services.

Jose A. Torres-Ruiz, Ph.D.
Graduate Studies
RCMI Program Director at PSM

"The Resource Centers in Minority Insitutions (RCMI) grant was transferred from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) grant number 5G12RR3050  to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) grant number 8G12MD007579, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health".


“With nearly 1200 attendees, more than 800 abstract presentations including 39 oral presentations and 28 exhibitors, the RCMI community can be proud of its contributions to reducing health disparities through scientific, clinical, policy and population science collaborations, networking opportunities and intellectual exchanges,” said Jose A. Torres-Ruiz, Ph.D., Chair of the RCMI Symposium Scientific Committee and Member-Host Planning Committee and Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences RCMI Program Director.