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OCTOBER 2021

6 New Faculty Joining HMS

6 New Faculty Joining HMS
International search focused on scientific achievement, commitment to HMS values
HMS News | October 14, 2021


Boston Business Journal 2021 Power 50 | Joan Y Reede MD MPH MBA Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership Harvard Medical School

Congratulations to Joan Y. Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School, is among Boston Business Journal's 2021 Power 50: The Movement Makers.
Boston Business Journal | October 13, 2021


Showing up for the Underserved

Kim Rhoads, MPH ’06, has relentlessly focused on bringing COVID-19 testing and vaccinations directly to the San Francisco Bay Area’s Black communities, earning a reputation as a fierce advocate and trusted medical adviser.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Magazine | October 16, 2021


SEPTEMBER 2021

Five Questions with Altaf Saadi

Five Questions with Altaf Saadi
Altaf Saadi, mentor in VRIP summer internship program, discusses her longstanding commitment to working with refugee, asylum seeker, and immigrant communities.

Harvard Catalyst News | September 9, 2021


AUGUST 2021

Five Questions with Patrizia Vannini

Five Questions with Patrizia Vannini
A mentor in VRIP summer internship program discusses research with her mentee investigating stress and post-traumatic growth during COVID-19.

Harvard Catalyst News | August 9, 2021


Alden Landry MD MPH

Guidelines on the use of race as patient identifiers in clinical presentations
by Ayobami Olufadeji, MD, MBA, Nicole M. Dubosh, MD, Alden Landry, MD, MPH
Journal of the National Medical Association | August 4, 2021


A New Front Against Racism

A New Front Against Racism
State and med schools to address racism in medicine, health care
HMS News | August 3, 2021


JULY 2021

Kevin Simon MD

Dr. Kevin Simon (CFF '22) is featured in "Dentists say teeth grinding is surging during COVID-19 pandemic"
ABC News | July 12, 2021


JUNE 2021

Protected Time for Research

Protected Time for Research
Two-year faculty fellowship supports junior faculty at critical juncture
HMS News | June 28, 2021


MAY 2021

For the Common Good

For the Common Good
2021 Community Service Awards recognize leadership, activism
HMS News | May 29, 2021


APRIL 2021

Stand Against Racism

Stand Against Racism
HMS community gathers on Quad to respond to racial injustice
HMS News | April 23, 2021


HMS News April 21 2021 article about Diversity Awards

Where Everyone Can Thrive
HMS honors faculty, staff for leadership in diversity, inclusion efforts
HMS News | April 21, 2021
 


Taking Aim at Racism

Taking Aim at Racism: PME anti-racism task force prepares findings, recommendations
HMS News | April 2, 2021


 

MARCH 2021

National Academy of Medicine members urge Black Americans to get vaccinated
March 30, 2021 | Watch Video


Insights from Women Leaders Video

Insights from Women Leaders | Guest Leader Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership
March 19, 2021 | Watch Video


Fatima Cody Stanford MD

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

Taking COVID-19 Disparities to Task
HMS alum Felicia Collins addresses pandemic inequities

HMS News | March 18, 2021


Addressing workforce diversity

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


 

FEBRUARY 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

One ER Doctor Reflects on a Career of Being the Only Black Person in the Room
by Adaira Landry, MD
Vogue | February 23, 2021


61 Black Women in Medicine | Joan Y. Reede

Dr. Joan Reede, HMS Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, is among the "61 Black Women in Medicine You Should Know" by Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation.
WIMLF | February 8, 2021


Dr Magdala Chery Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University 2020-2021

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


Donald Warne MD PhD

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).


Carlos Estrada MD

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 to Respond to Widespread Racial and Ethnic Health Inequity and Policy Brutality

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


 

JANUARY 2021

Field Correction | Harvard Medicine

Field Correction: Race-based medicine, deeply embedded in clinical decision making, is being scrutinized and challenged
Harvard Medicine | Winter 2021


University of Tennessee website

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 students? Boston Globe

Where are all the Native American medical students?
by Victor A. Lopez-Carmen
Boston Globe | January 24, 2021


RADM Felicia Collins  - Commonwealth Fund Fellow 1999

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


Doctors Keila Lopez and Jean Raphael in KevinMD with an opinion piece

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

Voices raised in glee
The Harvard Gazette | December 18, 2020


 

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