Health Disparities & COVID-19

Webinars/Podcasts on COVID-19 and Health Disparities

Webinars are offered by HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

Other Webinars

List of webinar series and video and audio recordings on health disparities and COVID-19.
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News / Articles / Reports

Funding Opportunities

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations

First Available Due Date: October 5, 2021
Expiration Date: September 8, 2024

Additional Sources

National Academy of Medicine members urge Black Americans to get vaccinated
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THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us
A new campaign to provide Black communities with credible information about the COVID-19 vaccines, co-developed by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) and the Black Coalition Against COVID. 

BARI Report
Living in Boston During COVID-19: Physical and Mental Health | Report #6 in Series | January 2021

Stop the Spread
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is launching a strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that have continued to see a higher number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. 

Map of COVID-19 Testing Sites in Boston
The City of Boston is partnering with community health centers, hospitals, and pharmacies to increase access to COVID-19 testing for Boston residents.

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Racism & Anti-racism

Articles & News



Racism in America
PBS Film Listing

The Power to Heal
by Charles Burnett & Daniel Loewenthal

'63 Boycott
by Gordon Quinn

by Ava DuVernay

Organizations & Institutions

Videos / Webinars / Podcasts

(In chronological order)

Can reparations close the racial health gap?
A symposium examining the persistent toll of anti-Black racism and avenues for redress
FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University
November 3, 2022 | REGISTER

Precision Medicine 2021: Race & Ethnicity Annual Conference
Harvard Medical School Blavatnik Institute
September 14, 2021   | WATCH VIDEO


Resources on Anti-asian Racism

AAPI Resources & Support
Harvard University Health Services | Counseling and Mental Health Services

Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19
Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

Anti-Asian Racism Resources for K-12
by Sarah Park Dahlen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Master of Library and Information Science Program at St. Catherine University

Treating Yellow Peril: Resources to Address Coronavirus Racism
by Jason Oliver Chang, Associate Professor, History and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut

Resources On Xenophobia

COVID-19, Race and Racism
Iowa State University Library

Reducing Stigma
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Speaking Up Against Racism Around the New Coronavirus
Teaching Tolerance

Washing Off COVID-19: The Racism & Xenophobia Too (video)
SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Asian Pacific Islanders Caucus

Unconscious Bias

As members of HMS, we each have a responsibility to create an inclusive community that values all individuals. Barriers to inclusion may include assumptions we make about others that guide our interactions. Recognizing our Unconscious Bias is a critical step in developing a culture of equity and inclusion within HMS and in our partnerships with other communities.

Multicultural Resources at HMS and Greater Boston

DICP Event Videos

Find DICP Videos by the Areas of Interest and Year on the drop-down menu buttons. Your selected videos will be displayed on a new page.

  • Better Together Dialogue: Masters of Health: Racial Science and Slavery in U.S. Medical Schools

  • Leadership Forum: "Structural Racism: The Rules and Relations of Inequity" - Gilbert C. Gee, PhD

  • The 2022 Excellence in Mentoring Awards Ceremony | Harvard Medical School

  • Radiology Residency and Clerkship Opportunities

  • Otolaryngology Residencies and Clerkships Webinar

  • Dermatology: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residencies Webinar

  • Leadership Forum: AAPI Women in Leadership - Anti-racism, Allyship, and Growing Navigational Capital

  • Neurology Clerkships and Residency Webinar

  • Reede Scholars 13th Annual Health Equity Symposium

  • 2022 Leadership and Faculty Development Program Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting

  • 2022 Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture and Diversity Awards Ceremony

  • 2022 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture

  • Equity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Leadership Lessons Learned in Medicine and Military

  • Equity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Impact of COVID-19 on Child and Adolescent Health

  • Inaugural Equity, Social Justice, and Advocacy Lecture and Award Ceremony

  • Clinical Advocacy and Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

  • Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Engaging Minoritized Communities in Research

  • 2021 Harvard Affiliated Residency Programs Showcase

  • Surgical Subspecialties: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • Anesthesia: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • Psychiatry: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • Emergency Medicine: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • Applying to MD/PhD Programs

  • Surgery: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • 2021 Excellence in Mentoring Awards Virtual Ceremony

  • Pediatrics: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar

  • Harvard Medical School Dean's Community Service Awards 2021

  • Internal Medicine: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residences Webinar Series

  • Managing Stress During COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Be Your Own Advocate for Career Advancement: Moving Beyond Imposter Syndrome and Self-Sabotage

  • Reede Scholars Health Equity Symposium

  • Equity and Social Justice: The Role of Primary Care in Health Equity

  • Applying to Residency: Visiting Clerkship Program and Harvard-Affiliated Residencies Webinar Series

  • Stand Against Racism

  • Harvard Medical School Diversity Awards Virtual Ceremony 2021

  • Teaching White Supremacy: The Textbook Battle Over Race In American History

  • Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Racism and Violence Impacting the Asian-American Community

  • 2021 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture

  • The Other Madisons - A President's Black Family

  • Applying to Medical School During COVID 19

  • Equity and Social Justice Webinar - Heart Health

  • Equity and Social Justice Webinar - COVID-19 Vaccines for the Spanish-Speaking Community

  • Equity and Social Justice Webinar: The Use of SOGI Data in Research & Health Care

  • Resonance: HMS's Annual Poetry Slam & Open Mic

Training Directory and Jobs at HMS

Training Directory

Training Directory describes each of the teaching hospitals and research facilities as well as summaries of training programs in each area of specialty.

Equity and Social Justice (ESJ)

Equity and Social Justice (ESJ) is a series of lectures and dialogues which targets the Harvard Longwood community as well as communities in the greater Boston area.

2022-2023 Equity and Social Justice | Dialogue Series

2021-2022 Equity and Social Justice | Health Disparities

Maps and Directions

Longwood and Boston Area

The Longwood Medical and Academic Area is a medical campus in Boston. It is most associated with the Harvard Medical School and other medical facilities, as well as prominent institutions such as museums, colleges and research centers.

ADA Accessibility Campus Map

Use accessibility campus map to view accessible entrances, lifts, elevators, bathrooms, and circulation across the HMS, HSDM, and HSPH campuses.

All Gender Restroom Locations

Read more to see all gender restroom locations on HMS, HSDM, and HSPH campuses.