DICP Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Too often, transgender and gender diverse youth can get caught up in various legislative bills or institutional practices that can affect their health and well-being. Meet four physicians who will discuss their thoughts and experiences around clincial advocacy and care.
Stephen L. Noble, MD, FACS, Cardiothoracic surgeon and author, "The Heart of a Hero: The Daniel Hale Williams Story": Dr. Noble is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, decorated Navy veteran, entrepreneur, healthcare executive, associate producer, speaker, and best-selling author of the children’s book ...
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.
The first “Dreamer” to be awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship is finally poised to attend the University of Oxford after years of uncertainty about whether the U.S. would allow him to return home as a DACA recipient.
Azan Zahir Virji, MPH, an MD/MBA candidate at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School, started F-1 Doctors to help connect international students applying to medical school in the United States with mentors.
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.”
Since he was in middle school, Jamaji Nwanaji-Enwerem, PhD ’18, MD ’21, has known he wanted to be a physician. The urge to couple that with research, however, was planted in the spring of his senior year in high school, the result of a call from a professor at Morehouse College.
Students entering Harvard Medical School expect a rigorous learning experience. For upperclassmen working rotations in area hospitals, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken this rigor to a new level, and the experience has only emboldened their commitment to medicine.
Seven Harvard Medical School students have received 2021 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. They are among 30 graduate students to receive the merit-based award for immigrants and children of immigrants and were selected for their potential to make significant contributions to the United States.
In the fall of 1850, Harvard Medical School admitted its first three Black students, Daniel Laing, Isaac Snowden, and Martin Delaney. By the following spring, however, all three had been expelled. A group of white students protested the black students’ presence in the class, and Dean Oliver Wendell Holmes dismissed the trio the following March.
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.
Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnerships 2021 Diversity Awards Ceremony. Guest Speaker: Sherri Ann Charleston, PhD, JD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Harvard University. For more information on the awardees and to register to attend: https://dicp.hms.harvard.edu/awards/diversity-awards
Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Racism and Violence Impacting the Asian-American Community Asian Americans in our country continue to be victims of racism with increasing acts of violence occurring since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this discussion we will highlight the impact of the pandemic on Asian-American communities, the micro-aggressions and acts of violence committed on individuals including our students, trainees and colleagues, and discuss strategies to stand together with our colleagues and vulnerable communities against hatred, racism, and...