Appears In: “Health Policy”

Beyond Flexner: Social Mission in Medical Education with Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan

Health Policy • November 13, 2022

Listen to the Founder of the Social Mission Alliance discuss the critical role of social mission in educating future health professionals. Medical schools and teaching hospitals generally cite teaching, service and research as their core contributions. The scope of health disparities in our communities, however, suggests another vital role of teaching institutions can play social mission. What priority do our...

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Letter to House Ways and Means Committee

Health Policy • November 10, 2022

Invited commentary on racial equity in clinical algorithms, care, and research. Social Mission Alliance (then The Beyond Flexner Alliance) submitted invited commentary and recommendations to the Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee regarding the special responsibility of health professional schools, academic health centers, and training hospitals in producing future health care providers. Training institutions must be held responsible...

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