Diversity, Equity & Inclusion News
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Update (April 2021)
- April 06, 2021
A panel of Yale experts participated in a webinar on March 3 which answered questions from the public, addressing their concerns and underlining the importance of vaccination in the African American and Latino communities.
- April 05, 2021
it was clear to people who spoke and those who listened, some with quivering voices and tears in their eyes, that the fear the recent shooting spree in Atlanta generated is not a new feeling for Asian Americans.
- April 01, 2021
The Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Office of Education (OoE) has established a new Thread for the four-year medical student curriculum—the Health Equity Thread (HET).
- March 31, 2021
YSM Students Advance COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts with Innovative Community-academic Partnerships and Advocacy
Yale School of Medicine students, in collaboration with a diverse set of other students and community members, are playing a significant role in the vaccination campaign in New Haven, in Connecticut, and nationally.
- March 18, 2021
Dear Colleagues: It is with much sadness that we send this message. We are dismayed that hate crimes continue to be a problem in our country. While the senseless murders in Atlanta have not yet been ruled a hate crime by law enforcement, six of the eight victims were of Asian descent.
- March 09, 2021
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Update (March 2021)
- February 25, 2021
Since the appointment of Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, as Director of the newly formed Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) within Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, the mission of ensuring cancer health equity and improving outcomes with an emphasis on traditionally marginalized communities, has begun to take shape.
- February 17, 2021
The fellows largely represented communities that have been historically unrepresented in the field of medical research, including those from ethnic and racial minorities, those with disabilities, those from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, or those who identify as LGBTQI+.
- February 10, 2021
Biotechnology company Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has awarded a research grant to Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital to measure, address, and create accountability around cancer health inequities.