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Purpose And Goals

The Cornell Chapter of the Boricua-Latino Health Organization (BLHO) was founded in 1985. Its goals and purposes are:

1. To recruit promising Latino men and women and advise them about the opportunities available to aid their communities through the health professions.

2. To provide opportunities for community involvement to strengthen and foster ties with various NYC communities.

3. To retain members via academic and social support.

4. To provide members with mentors, role models, and opportunities to network and discuss medicine with other Latino students and health professionals.