View this email in your browser Disability in Medicine — Guest Editor Mytien Nguyen My name is Mytien Nguyen, MS and I am a MD-PhD candidate, student advocate, and husky lover dedicated to promoting justice and equity through community engagement and research. I have been privileged to be a part of a community of trainee scholars and mentors that…
The Supreme Court has now placed major limitations on the use of race-conscious admission policies, which is compounded by new bills passed against DEI offices in higher education. As a national alliance, now is the time for us to leverage the resources we have and work together to ensure a diverse health workforce….
As advocates for a socially conscious system of health professional education and a health system accountable to the needs of all of society, we must continue to push for justice in the face of mounting opposition. We must keep an eye on the changing landscape as we persist in innovating new ways to force equity into inherently inequitable systems….
This month’s newsletter focuses on the theme of community. Community – the very fabric of humanity….
This month, we invited our Diversity Initiative’s lead researcher, Edward Salsberg to be our guest editor. Please enjoy this month’s content focused on diversity in the health workforce….
Social Mission Alliance March Newsletter. Featuring an op-ed written by our Director, Toyese Oyeyemi. Learn about our monthly ally spotlight, and see recommended articles….
Social Mission Alliance recognizes the significance of Black History Month, and we want to start a discussion on how to continue the celebration throughout the year….
On January 19th, we hosted the very first State of Social Mission Alliance Webinar. We heard from multiple members of the SMA team on current, past, and future endeavors for advancing social mission in health professions education….
The US Surgeon General’s Office has put out an advisory report highlighting the need to address the health worker burnout crisis. Others would describe this burnout as moral injury, resulting from the ideals and values of front line workers confronting the callous indifference of the healthcare system….
Beyond Flexner Alliance Fall 2022 Newsletter. The Flexner Report of 1910 transformed the landscape of medical education in America through changing the standards of medical schools. Its legacy of admissions, education, and research standards profoundly changed the medical profession: most notably, the findings led to the closure of most colleges that prioritized training learners who identified as Black, female, and in rural settings….