Portrait_of_Charles_Drew copyThe Charles R. Drew Medical Society was the force that created of the University after the Watts Revolt and is now instrumental in providing scholarship support to CDU students.

Committed to building a medical school that would cater to the needs of African Americans, Latinos, and other minorities, they collaborated with medical schools at University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California. Their vision was met and continues today in its 50th year.

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