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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.
2020 Nov 20

Revisiting the Highs and Lows of Public Health Practice,” by Dr. David Satcher

12:30pm to 1:30pm

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The Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School is hosting the 2020 Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture featuring the keynote presentation, “Revisiting the Highs and Lows of Public Health Practice,” by Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States.

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Voting for Health Care: HMS student works on getting out the vote to ensure a healthier democracy

October 6, 2020
This year’s U.S. presidential election is now only weeks away and the outcome will have a significant impact on the country’s policies, both domestic and international. But even with resources and funding for health care so heavily affected by legislation and politics, some studies indicate that doctors and graduate students—including medical students—vote in lower numbers than the general population.
Emily Lerosion, a leader in the Samburu tribe in northern Kenya, shared COVID-19 information that was produced as part of the Translations 4 Our Nations project. Image: Emily Lerosion

Harvard medical student knocks down a big barrier to COVID-19 info

September 26, 2020
When Victor Lopez-Carmen graduates from Harvard Medical School, he’ll be one of only about 3,500 Native American physicians. This relatively small number means that Native Americans often can’t get representative care: For every 100,000 Native people in the United States, there are only 65 physicians of the same background.
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
Participants in the Poussaint Pre-Matriculation Summer Program (PPSP) at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Open Eyes and Hearts

September 17, 2020
For 50 years, the Poussaint Prematriculation Summer Program (PPSP) at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has given incoming Harvard Medical School students from underrepresented groups an opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of science and medicine before starting classes. The format of this year’s program may have changed—becoming all-virtual because of the coronavirus crisis—but the spirit of learning and professional apprenticeship was fully intact.
2020 Sep 17

Medical Education Grand Round: The COVID Moment: A Call for an Innovation System to Address the Disruption in Medical Education 

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Via Zoom

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Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, MD
Associate Dean, Medical Student Education, University of Michigan Medical School
Marguerite S. Roll Professor of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School


Overview: The pressures on higher education have reached a...

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