Harvard Medical School

2021 Apr 23

NEW ENGLAND SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM

(All day)

Location: 

Virtual

The New England Science Symposium (NESS), established in 2002, provides a forum for postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college students (particularly for African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to share their biomedical and health-related research activities through oral or poster presentations, to engage in discussions related to career development in the sciences, to exchange ideas and to expand their professional networks. For more information, please contact...

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2021 Apr 12

EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WEBINAR: Racism and Violence Impacting the Asian-American Community

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Asian Americans in our country continue to be victims of racism with increasing acts of violence ocurring since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this discussion we will highlight the impact of the pandemic on Asian-American communities, the micro-aggressions and acts of violence committed on individuals including our students, trainees and colleagues, and discuss strategies to stand together with our colleagues and vulnerable communities against hatred, racism, and violence.

PANELISTS:

Adrian Jacques Ambrose, MD, MPH Medical Director of Youth...

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2021 Apr 13

TEACHING WHITE SUPREMACY: THE TEXTBOOK BATTLE OVER RACE IN AMERICAN HISTORY

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

A presentation and conversation with Donald Yacovone, PhD, Associate with the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University mod-erated by David Harris, PhD, Managing Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School. 

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2021 Mar 29

Health Equity and COVID-19

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Keynote Speaker:

RADM Felicia Collins, MD, MPH, FAAP, HMS ‘95, HSPH ‘99

Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

RADM Felicia Collins is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, where she manages the...

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2021 Feb 12

Medical Stereotypes: Confronting Racism and Disparities in US Health Care

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Medical Stereotypes | Confronting Racism and Disparities in US Health Care: A Health Policy and Bioethics Consortium 

Minority racial and ethnic groups in the US have long experienced disparities in access to health care and worse health outcomes, undermining broader social, political, and economic equality. One component of these disparities are various stereotypes that affect how minority patients are perceived and treated....

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2021 Feb 03

Medical Apartheid Goes Viral

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Medical Apartheid Goes Viral: How Infection Catalyzes Bioethical Erosion 
Harriet A. Washington, MA

The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics is partnering with the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care...

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