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HBCU Medical School Coalition Focuses on Racial Disparities in Organ Transplants

A coalition of medical schools at four historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), along with several prominent health organizations, recently launched an initiative to...

Medical and Other Health Professions Schools Guide Students on Overcoming Biases

From emergency department specialists to neurosurgeons, medical professionals at all levels have implicit biases surrounding race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and other social differences that...

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...

White Faculty and Staff at PCOM Address Biases Through ‘Unlearning Racism’...

At the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), White faculty and staff are working to address their biases and discuss their perceptions of race...

Medical Schools Work to Develop A More Diverse Physician Workforce as...

Over the course of the tumultuous events of the past year, when many Americans could find little to agree on and few sources of...

Historically Black Medical Schools Receive Donations for Vaccine Outreach

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced on April 13 that it plans to donate a total of $6 million to four historically Black medical schools in support...

Academic Medicine Steps Up to Improve Mental Health Support for African...

The glaring racial inequities in coronavirus cases and deaths have brought international attention to health disparities for African Americans. Steven Starks, MD, clinical assistant...

#MeToo in Medicine: Medical Schools Begin to Tackle the Problem of...

While sexual harassment of female medical students and practitioners by colleagues and superiors has garnered some media attention — especially in the wake of...

The Ohio State University Uses Innovative Education Programs to Increase Diversity...

 At The Ohio State University (OSU), superior health education means learning in diverse and innovative communities dedicated to increasing inclusiveness in the health professions. The...

Training Medical Students to Meet Transgender Healthcare Needs

The healthcare needs of people with diverse backgrounds, gender identities, and ages may differ, but every individual requires access to the same basic services,...