Diversity, Equity & Inclusion News
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Update (September 15, 2020)
- August 30, 2020
On racism in medicine
- August 14, 2020
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, has been appointed the inaugural associate dean for health equity research. She will oversee the coordination and support of health equity research at Yale School of Medicine.
- August 07, 2020Source: Healio
African Americans' level of adherence with COVID-19 public health recommendations suggests they may be at high risk of a resurgence of COVID-19 during reopening, and there is an urgent need for targeted, culturally responsive public health messaging that is accessible to communities of color to help address racial disparities in COVID-19 risk.
- August 04, 2020
“Most medical schools are white spaces where explicit and implicit racism occurs constantly and often goes unmentioned and unpunished,” according to a recently published article. Authored by Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Psychiatry Resident Nientara Anderson, MHS, MD; Dowin Boatright, MD, MBA, MHS, assistant professor of emergency medicine; and Anna Reisman, MD, professor and director, Program for Humanities in Medicine, Blackface in White Space: Using Admissions to Address Racism in Medical Education, appeared in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
- June 07, 2020
On the role physicians play in combating racism and anti-black violence
- June 01, 2020Source: USA Today
The global health crisis provides an opportunity for the US to reexamine current policies and shift towards a more equitable society.
- June 01, 2020
With heavy hearts...
- May 31, 2020
Thoughts on leadership and racial justice
- May 29, 2020
Conference for First-Generation and Low-Income Medical Professionals and Students Is First of Its Kind
On June 9, 2020, hundreds of pre-medical students, medical students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the country will unite virtually for the first-ever gathering of its kind: a celebration of individuals in the medical profession who identify as first-generation college graduates and/or low-income.