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2022 Feb 01

Winter Financial Literacy Sessions

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

This is an online event.

The HMS Financial Aid Office is partnering with the Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) and Experian Credit Agency to provide you with a 3-part financial literacy series on student loan repayment, debt management, and credit health.

These sessions are broken down into 3 segments which will take place weekly on Tuesday eveings.

Please join Migdalia Gomez, Community Engagement Manager, HUECU for the second session of this series: Debt Repayment...

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2022 Feb 09

NIH Tribal Health Research Office: A Holistic Approach to Improving Health Through Biomedical Research

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/j/95626875220?pwd=REFFOFUyRDZMODMwMXJUdHR1ZmJHUT09#success

Indigenous Health & Well-Being Colloquium Series: NIH Tribal Health Research Office: A Holistic Approach to Improving Health Through Biomedical Research 

David Wilson, PhD, Director, Tribal Health Research Office; Associate Faculty, Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Univeristy 

Sponsored by the Harvard University Native American Program and the HMS Department of Global Health & Social Medicine 

No registration required. 

2022 Feb 10

Better Together Dialogue: The Angel of Santo Tomas

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Zoom link sent on registration

A  Better Together Dialogue featuring author and illustrator Tammy Yee about her new book, "The Angel of Santo Tomas: The Story of Fe del Mundo".

Fe del Mundo's sister dreamt of becoming a doctor—a big dream for a girl in the Philippines in the early 1900s. When her sister dies, young Fe vows to take her place, a promise she carries with her the rest of her life. In 1936 she becomes the first woman and first person of Asian descent to study at Harvard Medical School. When WWII begins in the Pacific, Fe faces a choice: remain in Boston, where she is safe, or...

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2022 Feb 15

Equity and Social Justice Series: Incarceration

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

TBA

Speakers:

Edjah K. Nduom, MD,
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Monik Jimenez, ScD,
Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health;
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Moderator:

Alden Landry, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor,...

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2022 Mar 15

Soma Weiss Student Research Day

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Soma Weiss Student Research Day is an annual forum where medical and dental students present their scholarly work and learn about the investigative work of their peers. The event, first organized by Harvard faculty and medical students in 1940, honors the memory of Soma Weiss, MD (1899-1942), an inspiring teacher and physician at HMS and an ardent supporter of student research. The day consists of a poster session and selected student oral presentations.  It provides students with an opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, and peers from the greater Harvard community. ...

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2022 Mar 31

2022 Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture and Diversity Awards Ceremony

1:00pm to 2:45pm

Location: 

Zoom link sent on registration

2022 Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture and Diversity Awards Ceremony

Speaker: André L. Churchwell, MD, Levi Watkins, Jr., MD Chair; Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer; Chief Diversity Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership...

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Every day, innovators propel the world forward with their problem-solving designs, endless creativity and novel solutions. As we move into 2022, we have our eyes on 16 different innovators from nine projects. These groundbreakers are experts in their fields—which range from social justice to biology to artificial intelligence—and they are drumming up new ways to push the envelope.

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One Small Step Illustrating How Medical Schools Can Promote Indigenous Students’ Well-Being

January 1, 2022

I am a Dakota medical student. In January 2021, my tribal government sent a letter to my medical school that read in part: I am writing this letter on behalf of our enrolled member who is a student at your school. He will be attending two very important traditional Dakota ceremonies this year and will need to be excused from school.

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Forbes 30 Under 30: LaShyra Nolen

December 1, 2021

Forbes 30 Under 30 2022 Healthcare: LaShyra Nolen, Founder, We Got Us. LaShyra is working to right the racial injustice and lack of healthcare access she saw in her community growing up. An advocate for health equity, social justice and anti-racism in medicine, she has published commentary in both academic and popular press and is also an appointed member of the White House Health Equity Leadership RoundTable.

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Forbes 30 Under 30: Victor Lopez-Carmen

December 1, 2021

Forbes 30 Under 30 2022 Healthcare: Victor Lopez-Carmen (known as Waokiya Mani in the Dakota language) is both a medical student at Harvard and an elected co-chair of the United Nations Global Indigenous Youth Caucus, where he advocates for Indigenous issues in international forums.

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