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2021 Oct 14

Medical Education Grand Round: Tell Me I'm Great: How Poor Assessment Practices Make Us Unsafe

8:00am to 9:30am

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Via Zoom

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Overview: Psychological safety is the shared belief held by members of a team that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking. This presentation introduces a closely related concept: educational safety. Educational safety considers the essence of what constitutes psychological safety for learners...

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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 Oct 04

Daniel D. Federman Teaching Award Celebration

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Harvard Medical School annually bestows teaching awards on its most outstanding teachers, who, through their excellence in teaching, will impact and influence the professional lives of students long after graduation. The awards presented at the Daniel D. Federman Teaching Award Celebration are HMS's most visible recognition of the teaching accomplishments of a highly select group of the School's leading medical educators, and reflect, in a small but tangible way, how much teachers are valued by their students and by HMS.   his event celebrates our best teachers in the presence of... Read more about Daniel D. Federman Teaching Award Celebration
Dennis Spencer, MD, PhD, at lab bench

Protected Time for Research

June 28, 2021
This past year, as a new attending physician in pediatric gastroenterology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dennis Spencer has been juggling his clinical responsibilities and his clinical research, studies which he hopes “may unearth a new prebiotic that would allow us to bolster the gut’s microbiome and protect those at risk for opportunistic infections.”
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.

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