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2021 Jan 27

The Use of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Data in Research and Healthcare

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) data is not yet universally collected by electronic health records, health systems, and researchers. Incorporating this data can help eliminate barriers to care, illuminate health disparities, and strengthen research. This discussion will...

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2021 Feb 03

Impact of Unresolved Trauma on American Indian Health Equity

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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In collaboration with the Harvard University Native American Program, the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine presents:  Impact of Unresolved Trauma on American Indian Health Equity  by  Donald Warne, MD, MPH, Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Director, Indians into Medicine (INMED) and  Master of Public Health Programs; Professor of Family and Community Medicine-University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

2021 Feb 18

MCFC

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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ORMA's Multicultural Fellows Committee
2021 Mar 18

MCFC

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Zoom
ORMA's Multicultural Fellows Committee
2021 Mar 19

Match Day

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Details pending
2021 Apr 22

MCFC

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Zoom
ORMA's Mulitcultural Fellows Committee
2021 May 27

HMS Class Day

2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Details pending

Latest News

African American male in white coat kneeling on one knee

Field Correction: Race-based medicine, deeply embedded in clinical decision making, is being scrutinized and challenged

January 15, 2021
A young Black man arrives in the emergency room, doubled over in pain from a sickle cell crisis. “It’s an act,” says the attending physician dismissively. “I think he just wants drugs.” The attending refuses to prescribe the opioids he might give to a white patient in similar straits. Andrea Reid, MD ’88, associate dean for student and multicultural affairs for the  Program in Medical Education and director of the Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs at Harvard Medical School, witnessed too many such scenes as a trainee in Boston-area hospitals in the 1980s and ’90s.

Care for Undocumented Immigrants

January 13, 2021

MD students’ telehealth initiative provides pandemic support: The severe pain and lengthy hospital stay could have been avoided, said Angela, an undocumented immigrant from Colombia, if only the application she had submitted to receive Charity Care in New Jersey two months earlier had been approved, or if just one of the nearly 70 follow-up calls she made had been returned.

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