Gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, culture, socioeconomic background -- diversity comes in many forms. The UNLV School of Medicine understands that bringing people of various backgrounds and experiences together can generate perspectives and ideas that others may not have ever considered or been aware of -- ideas that can help lead to better healthcare in the 21st century. In today’s feature on first year student Sami Mesgun, whose parents came to the U.S. from Africa after their lives were upended when the Eritrean war of independence intensified, we get a better sense of why this Las Vegas native wants to ensure that underserved immigrant and minority communities have equitable access to healthcare.