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Addressing all facets of patients: HMS advances sex and gender medicine with new elective

September 21, 2021
Those at HMS entrusted with providing a world-class education to the next generation of doctors and biomedical researchers know that they must continually scrutinize and evolve the School's medical curriculum. That includes ensuring that graduates have the knowledge and training to provide expert care to people who belong to groups often underserved by the profession.
2021 Apr 05

Fabric 2021: Njikota

7:00pm

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Virtual by invitation

Fabric is an annual event put on by the first-year HMS/HSDM class during Revisit Weekend for incoming students. It originally began as a cultural showcase to celebrate the African diaspora and highlight the experiences of black students. Over time it has evolved into a school-wide-event in which everyone is invited to share a piece of themselves and come together to embrace the diversity of our community.

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William Augustus Hinton. Image: Stephen Coit

From Portraits to Role Models - Why We Need Black Physicians in Academic Medicine

December 3, 2020
Early in my medical school career, before I became accustomed to the marble buildings and grandiose paintings of physicians on the walls, I attended the unveiling of a new portrait. Depicting William Hinton, a Black physician known for groundbreaking work in syphilis treatment, the addition garnered attention from faculty and students alike. We stood in the large room, surrounded by portraits of mostly White physicians, as Hinton’s image was revealed.
2020 Dec 15

Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals with Disabilities

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Zoom sent on registration
As part of HMS DICP ongoing Equity and Social Justice Lectures series (ESJ), this webinar will discuss impacts of COVID on individuals with disabilities.  Panelists: Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, HMS Professor of Medicine, Health Policy Research Center, Mongan Institute, MGH; Sharon King, Community Outreach and Advocacy Specialist, Boston Center for Independent Living;  Taciana Ribeiro Saab, Dorchester Program Manager Boston Center for Independent Living;  Moderator: Alden Landry, MD, MPH.... Read more about Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals with Disabilities
A memorial dedicated to Brianna Taylor in Louisville

In the quest for social justice, symbolic changes go only so far

November 7, 2020
I exist in parallel universes. In one, I am a medical student and campus leader. In the other, I am a member of a systemically oppressive society and steward of my ancestors’ sacrifices. In both, I exist as a Black woman — and sometimes that identity makes these two universes clash.
William Augustus Hinton. Image: Stephen Coit

Winds of Change

September 23, 2020
Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley has approved a recommendation from a Faculty Council Subcommittee on Artwork and Cultural Representations task force to rename the Oliver Wendell Holmes academic society in honor of the late William Augustus Hinton, MD 1912, an HMS clinical professor of bacteriology and immunology. Read the full article by M.R.F. BuckleyRead more about Winds of Change
2019 Oct 28

Celebrating 50 Years of Diversity and Inclusion at HMS and HSDM

12:00pm to 5:00pm

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Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Amphitheater & Atrium

Diversity and Inclusion at HMS and HSDM

Better Together 1969-2019

Join our family of alumni, faculty, trainees, students and staff
for a day of learning, discussion and tours to mark 50 years of working together

Celebrating 50 Years of Diversity and Inclusion at HMS and HSDM

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