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2022 INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions HEED Award Winners

Creating Pathways to Academic Medicine — A.T. Still University of Graduate Health Studies The Office for Diversity & Inclusion at A.T. Still University of Graduate Health...

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...

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Program Embeds DEI Throughout Curriculum

A newly revamped curriculum embedded with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) topics launched this fall in the Kinesiology and Health Promotion Program (KHP) at...

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...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Support

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Social Justice and Activism

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other health schools...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Recruitment and Retention

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Innovative Diversity Education

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Health and Wellness

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Events and Celebrations

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other health schools...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Community Outreach

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other health schools...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Awards: Campus Climate

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health, and other...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Award Testimonials

“We applied for the Health Professions HEED Award because we want our school to continue to be recognized for its diversity and inclusion efforts,...

Health Professions Schools, Medical Centers Grapple with How to Address Patient...

In 2013, in her new role as supervisor to an intern in the emergency department, Emily Whitgob wanted to ensure a positive experience for...

Health Professions Schools Evolve to Educate and Serve Increasingly Diverse Communities

By 2055, the U.S. will not have a single racial or ethnic majority, according to the Pew Research Center. Perhaps nowhere else is this...

Medical University of South Carolina Transforms its Culture Through Accountability

One of the oldest continually operating schools of medicine in the U.S., and the oldest in the Deep South, the Medical University of South...