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Tag: health education

Nursing and Pharmacy Education Prepares Students to Enter Professions in Crisis

Although anxiety, burnout, and other mental health issues have long been concerns for the health care fields, the emotional toll from the COVID-19 pandemic...

New Resource Makes it Possible to Track Health Care Diversity Nationwide

A new online tool developed by George Washington University’s Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (GWMI) may revolutionize the way that diversity is...

New Medical School Cohort to Build Long-Term Strategies to Combat Systemic...

The health fields in the U.S. has a long history of institutional racism and discrimination. Now, amid growing calls for racial justice, a nationwide...

Oklahoma State University Takes Major Steps to Fight Health Disparities for...

Nearly all marginalized populations in the U.S. face hurdles to accessing health care, and Native Americans are no exception. Poverty, provider shortages, cultural differences,...

New Virtual STEM Academy Connects Underrepresented Student-Athletes to Health Careers 

This summer, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) took an innovative new approach to recruiting young men who are underrepresented in the...

Georgetown University Launches Academic DEI Track for Medical Students

In spring 2022, the Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUSOM) will launch a new academic track that aims to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion...

Nonprofit Seeks to Diversify Dietetics Field Through Student Mentorship, Professional Development

As with many health professions, the field of dietetics and nutrition has long suffered from a lack of diversity. As of 2020, only 16...

First Native American Woman to Become a Dentist Continues to Be...

Jessica Rickert, DDS, had been working as a dentist for nearly five years before she discovered that she was the first Native American woman...