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.
For Andrea Reid, the outpouring of interest in Harvard Medical School’s effort to combat racism has been affirming and heartening—scores of faculty and students have raised their hands to say, “I’m ready to help.”
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.
LaShyra Nolen has packed a lot into her first 15 months as a medical student. Elected president of her Harvard Medical School (HMS) Class of 2023, which by Harvard tradition also meant she presided over the Student Council as a first-year student, Nolen became the first Black woman on record to hold the position.
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.
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