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Congratulations to Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, an obesity medicine physician scientist, educator, and policy maker at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, for receiving the 2021 Grant V. Rodkey, MD Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Education.
Taking COVID-19 Disparities to Task
HMS alum Felicia Collins addresses pandemic inequities
HMS News | March 18, 2021
Addressing Workforce Diversity — A Quality-Improvement Framework
by Lisa S. Rotenstein, MD, MBA., Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MBA, and Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD.
The New England Journal of Medicine | March 20, 2021
One ER Doctor Reflects on a Career of Being the Only Black Person in the Room
by Adaira Landry, MD
Vogue | February 23, 2021
An interview with Dr. Magdala Chery (CFF '21) is featured in The Commonwealth Fund article, "“Not Just a Black Body”: How COVID-19 Hit Home for One Doctor".
The Commonwealth Fund | February 12, 2021
Dr. Donald Warne, Director of the Indians into Medicine and Master of Public Health Programs, UND, was named to the Explorers Club, joining honorees such as Teddy Roosevelt, Neil Armstrong, and Jane Goodall. Dr. Warne is an alumnus of The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (CFF '02).
Congratulations to Dr. Carlos Estrada who has recently been appointed as Boston Children Hospital's new Urologist-in-Chief. As Chief, he will also serve as the President of the Children’s Urological Foundation, Inc. and member of its Board. Dr. Estrada is PFDD Faculty Fellows Alumnus ('99).
How Should Health Professional Education Respond to Widespread Racial and Ethnic Health Inequity and Police Brutality?
by Alden M. Landry, MD, MPH, Rose L. Molina, MD, MPH, Regan Marsh, MD, MPH, Emma Hartswick, Raquel Sofia Sandoval, Nora Osman, MD, and Leonor Fernandez, MD
AMA Journal of Ethics | February 2021
Field Correction: Race-based medicine, deeply embedded in clinical decision making, is being scrutinized and challenged
Harvard Medicine | Winter 2021
Dr. Christina Rosenthal (Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellow, '15) and her organization The DDS Program are working to expand opportunities in health care for underrepresented minorities through mentorship
The University of Tennessee | January 2021
Where are all the Native American medical students?
by Victor A. Lopez-Carmen
Boston Globe | January 24, 2021
Congratulations to RADM Felicia Collins who has been named the HHS Acting Assistant Secretary of Health. (Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University '99)
January 21, 2021
CFF alumni Keila Lopez and Jean Raphael have an opinion piece published: "Translating Social Justice into Meaningful Change for Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Medicine"
KevinMD.com | January 4, 2021
Voices raised in glee
The Harvard Gazette | December 18, 2020