Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway News Update for January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022
by Tracy Rabin
Greetings, all –
Save the Date: On Jan. 19-20, 2022, the AAMC Center for Health Justice and the Hastings Center will co-convene a virtual summit on health equity – Righting the Wrongs: Tackling Health Inequities. The program will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson and will focus on decisions that have led to major inequities in health today. Speakers will also explore examples of promising strategies that health care leaders and practicing clinicians can employ to address inequities through policy, clinical care, medical education, research, and community collaborations. The event is free though registration is required. Register Now.
Stanford University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine announce a new Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellowship. Applications due January 31, 2022. Learn more here.
Applications are now being accepted for the inaugural Yogesh Khanal Pilot Project Award! This opportunity provides $2500 for a mentored clinical research or medical education project over 12 months (see attached). The deadline for applications is March 1, 11:59pm; see attached application form. Please contact Sheela.Shenoi@yale.edu with questions.
· Thursday, January 13th @ 5-6:30pm (Zoom): YSM Program for Humanities in Medicine presents the Kenneth and Georgia Barwick Lecture, “Which Collective? Collective Trauma in the Year of the Pandemic,” a conversation featuring Claudia Rankine and Kali Cyrus, MD, MPH. For more information and to register, please visit this site.
· Sunday January 16th @4-6pm (zoom): Climate change is a public health emergency. Register here.
The application platform is now open for the Department of Internal Medicine’sCross-Distinction Resident Academic Fund! Through this fund, residents will have the opportunity to apply for awards of up to $500 per year. This money is intended to cover costs associated with presenting your Distinction Pathway-related work at a local, regional, national, or international conference, or other academic activities related to your participation in the Distinction Pathway. All Distinction Pathway residents are encouraged to apply, however, preference will be given to PGY-3s and PGY-4s, as well as (in the future) residents who have not previously received an award from this fund. For more details, please see the November 1st email from Brett Marks. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis - https://yalesurvey.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7NEkKKQS5XWEWF0
To view prior seminars from the Yale Macmillan Center Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement & Humanitarian Responses, please visit/subscribe to the PRFDHR YouTube channel
Join the Good Society Forum: Launched in April 2020 by Emma Sky (Director, Yale World Fellows) and Nizam Uddin (Senior Head of Mosaic and Community Integration, The Prince’s Trust, and 2019 Yale World Fellow), the twice-weekly GSF Webinars digitally connect change-makers around the world, engage them on ideas about a specific challenge of the day, and inspire action to build the good society. To subscribe to the GSF mailing list, visit - https://mailchi.mp/5922abe55ef6/joingoodsocietyforum