Appears In: “Advocacy”

Capital building in Washington, DC

Student Assembly Hill Day, 2023

Student Assembly • May 3, 2023

Capital building in Washington, DC
In March, 2023, leaders at the Social Mission Alliance (SMA) worked with students across health professions to advocate effectively to five offices of members of the House and Senate online, presenting fact sheets on the health professional density of their respective districts as well as speaking on relevant upcoming legislation and potential amendments. ...

The War of Attrition in Health Professional Education

Student Assembly • February 24, 2023

The Social Mission Alliance Student Assembly held a webinar to address racial and socioeconomic disparities of attrition rates in health professional education. The panelists talk about the current state of attrition, what contributes to these levels, examples they have encountered in the past, and what can be done in the future to reduce disparities....
Nursing Strike

Don’t Agonize, Organize! Healthcare in Crisis and Resident Physician Unionization

Student Assembly • January 31, 2023

Nursing Strike
Watch a recording of the January 2023 Student Assembly webinar on unionization in the health workforce....
Ally Spotlight January 2023

January Ally Spotlight with Adriana Pero and Emily Xu

Student Assembly • January 31, 2023

Ally Spotlight January 2023
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 to Internalize Equity as a Core Professional Value When Teaching and Learning Occurs in Segregated Settings?...