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Brem Foundation Improves Breast Cancer Outcomes for Underrepresented Women

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the U.S., affecting one in eight over their lifetime. Early detection is crucial for...

Emory Launches AI Institute to Improve Patient Care, Health Equity

Emory University announced it is launching a new institute this month that will harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to provide more cost-effective...

Case Studies Shed Light on Emerging Health Trends Related to Climate...

Health professionals worldwide report growing incidences of medical conditions exacerbated by climate change and other environmental factors, including new and evolving infectious diseases, malnutrition,...

Sustained DEI Efforts Lead to Greater Overall Outcomes for MUSC

Over the past seven years, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has continuously worked to revamp its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts....

New Health Care Schools Open with Emphasis on Workforce Development, Addressing...

In response to the widespread shortage of health care professionals across the country, a number of higher education institutions over the past year have...

Future Health Care Workers in Colorado to Receive Free Community College...

Colorado lawmakers recently approved funding for the Care Forward Colorado program, which will provide free community college education to students seeking careers in health...

Purdue University Expands Research Center to Explore Health Inequity in Rural,...

In an effort to improve health care inequity in rural areas, Purdue University recently announced that it will expand the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare...

The University of Houston College of Nursing Opens Innovative Clinic to...

Homelessness is an increasing problem in nearly every major U.S. city, with the most recent data showing that the national unhoused population has grown...

Women of Color Continue to Be Shut Out of Leadership Positions...

Despite gains in diversity across the health care and medical sectors, leadership positions — whether in public health, private practice, or academic medicine —...

Women of Color Pioneers in Medicine

Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) Picotte became the first Native American to earn a medical degree after she graduated from Woman’s Medical College of...

Leading Medical Journal Editor Placed on Leave Following Podcast on Racism

Howard Bauchner, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), was placed on administrative leave on March 25 after a staff...