In the News

Unequal Destroyer

Unequal Destroyer: COVID-19 health disparities and the search for solutions
HMS News | September 23, 2020


Mentoring and Meaning

Mentoring and Meaning: HMS honors 22 faculty members for commitment to mentoring
HMS News | September 18, 2020


Carine Davila MD

Carine Dávila, MD, The Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (2020-2021) is featured in Massachusetts General Hospital's "We are still in this together" campaign. Spanish Language Care Group
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Sherri Ann Charleston

Sherri Ann Charleston has been named Harvard’s chief diversity and inclusion officer (CDIO)
Harvard University Office of Diversity Inclusion & Belonging (ODIP) News


Making Anti-Racism A Core Value in Academic Medicine

Making Anti-Racism A Core Value In Academic Medicine
by J. Nwando Olayiwola (CFF '05), Darrell M. Gray, II (CFF '14), et al.
Health Affairs | August 25, 2020


Congratulations to Nawal M. Nour, MD, MPH, (CFF '99), who has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital BWH Press Release | August 18, 2020

Congratulations to Nawal M. Nour, MD, MPH, (CFF '99), who has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
BWH Press Release | August 18, 2020


'Why should we trust you?' Black Americans, hardest hit by COVID-19, are the most skeptical of potential vaccines Boston Globe | August 18, 2020

'Why should we trust you?' Black Americans, hardest hit by COVID-19, are the most skeptical of potential vaccines
Boston Globe | August 18, 2020


Why doesn't medical school prioritize social justice?

Why doesn’t medical school prioritize social justice?
Boston Globe | August 14, 2020


The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On
Despite coronavirus challenges, 3 HMS summer programs innovate, inspire
HMS News | August 12, 2020


Secret of Her Success

Secret of Her Success
Rocio Nunez Pepen discusses mentorship, gel electrophoresis, love for research
HMS News | August 12, 2020


Giving Back Paying Forward

Giving Back, Paying Forward
2020 Community Service Awards recognize leadership, service
HMS News | August 3, 2020


 

JULY 2020
 

Rhea Boyd MD MPH CFF'17 PBS NewsHour Weekend Interview

PBS NewsHour Weekend Interview
Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH (CFF '17)
July 25, 2020


Five Questions with Chelsie Poindexter

Five Questions with Chelsie Poindexter: Five questions with our visiting medical student interns from around the U.S.
Harvard Catalyst News | July 24, 2020


Nature Medicine

The not-so-silent killer missing in medical-training curricula: racism
by Frinny Polanco Walters, Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa & Alden M. Landry
Nature Medicine | July 13, 2020


VRIP 2020

Outside the Lab, Inside Harvard
Medical school students virtually participate in annual summer c/t research internship program
Harvard Catalyst News | July 7, 2020


Rhea Boyd MD

On Racism: A New Standard For Publishing On Racial Health Inequities
by Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH (CFF '07) et al.
Health Affairs | July 2, 2020


JUNE 2020

Dr Valerie Stone

Dr. Valerie Stone is honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its 2020 LGBTQ Health Award
Massachusetts Medical Society | June 25, 2020


Showing up to my job as a doctor is not enough to help people suffering from injustice Boston Globe | June 25, 2020

Showing up to my job as a doctor is not enough to help people suffering from injustice
Boston Globe | June 25, 2020


Postdocs in the Pandemic

Postdocs in the Pandemic
HMS research fellows navigate myriad challenges at work and at home
HMS News | June 18, 2020


Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa MD MPH

Choosing a career in health equity and health care policy
by Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, MD, MPH (CFF Fellow)
GI & Hepatology News | June 17, 2020


Rhea W Boyd MD MPH CFF Alumna '17

Stolen Breaths
by Rhea W. Boyd, MD, MPH (CFF Alumna '17), et al
The New England Journal of Medicine | June 10, 2020


Facing the Denial of American Racism The Harvard Gazette | June 5, 2020

Facing the Denial of American Racism
The Harvard Gazette | June 5, 2020


At Home with Harvard: Racial Justice

At Home with Harvard: Racial Justice
Harvard Magazine | June 2, 2020



MAY 2020

Wearing a face mask helps protect me against Covid-19, but not against racism
STAT | May 13, 2020


Lash Nolen

Lash Nolen: I'm the First Black Woman Class President at Harvard Medical School. Who Comes After Me?
TeenVogue | May 11, 2020



MARCH 2020

Five Questions With Mike Super: Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) mentor discusses his research at the Wyss Institute and the role of mentorship in supporting the next generation of translational researchers.
Harvard Catalyst News & Highlights | March 5, 2020



JANUARY 2020

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Names Nakela Cook as New Executive Director
Dr. Cook (CFF '2004) comes to PCORI from her role as a Senior Scientific Officer and Chief of Staff for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute | January 15, 2020


Joan Y Reede Harvard Medical School Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership

Joan Y. Reede, Harvard Medical School Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership and Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is among this year's Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her distinguished contributions to the fields of workforce, mentoring and leadership development in biomedical sciences and health policy.
HMS News | November 26, 2019
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A Different Kind of Healing: Psychologist Joseph Gone's work integrates history, culture and spirituality

A Different Kind of Healing: Psychologist Joseph Gone's work integrates history, culture and spirituality
HMS News | November 1, 2019
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Just Beginning: HMS celebrates 5 decades of diversity and inclusion
HMS News | October 30, 2019
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How slavery still shadows health care
Harvard Gazette | October 29, 2019
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Looking ahead, informed by where he's been: Joseph Gone discusses what he hopes to achieve as new faculty director of Native American Program

Looking ahead, informed by where he's been: Joseph Gone discusses what he hopes to achieve as new faculty director of Native American Program
Harvard Gazette | October 19, 2019
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Portrait of a Pioneer: 60 years after his death, groundbreaking bacteriologist Hinton honored at HMS

Portrait of a Pioneer: 60 years after his death, groundbreaking bacteriologist Hinton honored at HMS
HMS News | September 13, 2019
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Patrik Johansson, Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy '2001, is recipient of Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Award
Harvard Gazette | September 16, 2019
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Incoming medical and dental students thank those who helped them most
The Harvard Gazette | September 10, 2019
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Congratulations to Dr. Alice Chen (CFF '01) who has been appointed as Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning at the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHSA)
State of Reform | August 30, 2019
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Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH, (CFF '98) has been appointed vice president and chief equity and inclusion officer of Massachusetts General Hospital.
The Bay State Banner | August 16, 2019
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Visiting Internship Research Program VRIP 2019

Inspiring the Next Generation: Visiting med students gain research knowledge, skills at HMS
HMS News | August 2, 2019
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Dean's Community Service Awards 2019 | Harvard Medical School

'The Best of Who We Are'
MyHMS News | June 21, 2019
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Medical schools are starting to diversity. But they're learning hard lessons along the way.
STAT | June 17, 2019
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Science Without Borders
HMS News | May 24, 2019
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Dreams More Attainable: Salma El-Behaedi found her footing through HMS programs
HMS News | July 1, 2019
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Medical schools are starting to diversity. But they're learning hard lessons along the way.
STAT | June 17, 2019
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Science Without Borders
HMS News | May 24, 2019
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Four deans, and their journeys
Harvard Gazette | May 21, 2019
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HMS News | May 7, 2019
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Eliminating Health Disparities: American Muslim Health Professionals group addresses inequities

 

 The Physician-Poet: Rafael Campo's compassionate care

Harvard Magazine | May-June 2019
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Opening Doors | Joan Y Reede

BU Today | April 1, 2019
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Medical experts draw attention to Asian American health disparities

Sampan | February 21, 2019
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HMS News | February 11, 2019
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