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Te’Kima Anthony-Bey February 2024 Champion spotlight

Champion Spotlight: Te’Kima Anthony-Bey, LMSW, Talks Housing, Health Justice, and Health Equity

Champion Spotlight • February 23, 2024

Te’Kima Anthony-Bey February 2024 Champion spotlight
Te’Kima divides her time between West Babylon, NY, and Washington, DC, and gives back to the social work profession by mentoring masters-level social work students at Stony Brook University, and serves as a Board Trustee for the Belmont Lake Civic Association in West Babylon, NY. Te’Kima is also a new member of the African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preparing and supporting African Americans for advancement into the senior ranks of the United States Government...

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Champion Spotlight: Health Equity Leadership Development Initiative

Champion Spotlight: Health Equity Leadership Diversity Initiative

Champion Spotlight • January 12, 2024

Champion Spotlight: Health Equity Leadership Development Initiative
This month, we spoke with Maria Portela MD, MPH, the Director of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) Health Equity Leadership Development Initiative (HELDI). This residential fellowship program is committed to diversifying leadership in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by providing fellows training, mentorship, and HHS agency placement....

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Champion Spotlight: Patina Wellness Center

Champion Spotlight with the Native American Connections Patina Wellness Center

Champion Spotlight • December 21, 2023

Champion Spotlight: Patina Wellness Center
This month, we spoke to the Native American Connections Patina Wellness Center. Formed in 1972 as a grassroots program, Native American Connections (NAC) has since expanded their services to include “Native American culturally appropriate health, affordable housing, and community development services.” The Patina Wellness Center is one of two NAC Residential Treatment Centers in the Phoenix, Arizona area, providing residential substance use treatment....

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Disability in Medicine is Often Overlooked. August Newsletter with Mytien Nguyen

Disability in Medicine – August Newsletter with Mytien Nguyen

Champion Spotlight • September 1, 2023

Disability in Medicine is Often Overlooked. August Newsletter with Mytien Nguyen
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...

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Ally Spotlight with UC Davis Health

April Ally Spotlight with the Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce at UC Davis

Champion Spotlight • April 26, 2023

Ally Spotlight with UC Davis Health
Each month, the Social Mission Alliance highlights the important work done by our allies. This month, we spoke to the Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce at the UC Davis School of Medicine. Their stated mission is to “promote best practices and advance diversity in the workforce by: leading research focused on recruiting, training, and retaining a diverse healthcare workforce to advance health equity; sharing...

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March Ally Spotlight with University of New Mexico School of Medicine

March Ally Spotlight with the University of New Mexico School of Medicine Learning Environment Office

Champion Spotlight • March 31, 2023

March Ally Spotlight with University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Each month, the Social Mission Alliance highlights the important work done by our allies. This month, we spoke to the University of New Mexico School of Medicine about their Learning Environment Office (LEO). Their stated mission is “to foster an inclusive learning environment where teachers, staff, and learners thrive, and relationships are mutually respectful and beneficial to each other and to our institutional...

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February ally spotlight

February Ally Spotlight with the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

Champion Spotlight • February 27, 2023

February ally spotlight
Each month, Social Mission Alliance (SMA) highlights the important work done by our allies. This month, we spoke to the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) about their organization and collaboration with the Social Mission Metrics Initiative. Read below for our interview with OADN’s new Chief Executive Officer, Rick García. Q&A Tell us about OADN’s work and mission. OADN is...

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Ally Spotlight January 2023

January Ally Spotlight with Adriana Pero and Emily Xu

Champion Spotlight • January 31, 2023

Ally Spotlight January 2023
Each month, Social Mission Alliance (SMA) highlights important work done by our allies. This month, we spoke with third-year medical students from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, Adriana Pero and Emily Xu. They recently authored an article published in the AMA Journal of Ethics, called Is It Reasonable to Expect Students and Trainees...

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