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On Rotation with Dr. Shirlene Obuobi: A Discussion of Race, Art, and the Rigors of Medical Training

In this edition of Macy Notes, Holly J. Humphrey speaks with one of her former medical students, Shirlene Obuobi, MD, now a cardiology fellow and published author. They discuss her debut novel and challenges faced by...
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Catalyzing Change In Graduate Medical Education: A Conversation with ACGME Board of Directors Chair Dr. Karen Nichols

Holly J. Humphrey speaks with Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, FACP, CS-F, chair of the Board of Directors for the ACGME, on some of the key challenges and opportunities in graduate medical education
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Exploring the Barriers to Inclusion for Medical Trainees with Disabilities Webinar Series

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is hosting a three-part webinar series on the barriers and belief systems that can hinder or foster an inclusive learning environment for learners and physicians with disabilities.
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Social Mission and Equity in Nursing Education: Celebrating National Nurses Month with Brigit Carter, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN

This May, we join the nation in celebrating our nursing colleagues during National Nurses Month.

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How to Educate Health Professionals in the Middle of a Pandemic

With support from the Association of American Medical Colleges, medical schools in New York, and a grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Tara Cunningham and her team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai launched the week-long Subway Summit Webinar Series: COVID-19 Lessons Learned from the Epicenter, where they brought more than 700 registrants from across the world together to participate in eight different sessions focused on helping faculty, administrators, and students adapt to medical school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Increasing the Number of Black Male Doctors by Any Means Necessary

With support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Dr. Dale Okorodudu and Black Men in White Coats began holding annual summits in 2019 geared toward middle and high school students, parents, educators, clinicians, partners, and community leaders to provide in-person exposure to healthcare and healthcare professionals and serve as a forum to address the low representation of Black men in medicine.

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Diversity and Cultural and Language Competency is Crucial for Excellent Care

In 2018, with support from the Macy Foundation, the National Hispanic Health Foundation convened a meeting of experts from around the world to discuss how to improve medical Spanish training in medical education.

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