The Dr. Louis Wade Sullivan Diversity Department of Medicine Lectureship is a newly named lecture in support of diversity and health equity. Dr. Sullivan spoke at WDOM's Medicine Grand Rounds in April.
This exciting new program on COVID-19 for STEM students will cover many areas, including the dissemination of information about COVID-19 and vaccination for diverse communities, vaccine science, and approaches for community education.
These awards are supported by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to the Weill Cornell Medicine Diversity Center of Excellence of the Cornell Center for Health Equity.
These awards are presented by The Executive Committee on Diversity and Inclusion: Drs. Linnie Golightly, Joy Howell, Said Ibrahim, Marcus Lambert, Rache Simmons.
Lauren Kelly, a resident in the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at NYPH/Weill Cornell, explores inequalities in healthcare in The BMJ Opinion. The post is in collaboration with residents from UCLA and UCSF.
The paper shares observations from the COVID-19 epidemic, while highlighting patient care inequities seen in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities.
We extend our grief, our outrage, and our support, in condemning the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, David McAtee and the countless other Black lives that have been lost to racism.
This grant will serve to expand health professions workforce training with a focus on telehealth and distance learning capabilities in response to COVID-19. It will also help to further training on COVID-19 in minority and underserved populations.
The innovative program brings interdisciplinary faculty together to work on enhancing academic careers in research, medical education, and clinical excellence.
The festive and extremely well-attended event included trainees, faculty, as well as Dr. Susana Morales, Vice Chair, Office of Diversity, and many other members of diversity leadership.