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Addressing Bias and Discrimination in the Health Professions Learning Environment

In the first episode of the Vital Voices podcast, Dr. Camila Mateo joins Holly Humphrey for a discussion about the history of harmful bias and discrimination within health professions learning environments.
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Introducing Vital Voices, a podcast from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our podcast, Vital Voices.
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Filling the Gap in Care for People Living with Dementia

2020 Macy Faculty Scholar Tatiana Sadak, PhD, PMHNP, ARNP, RN discusses how the Dementia Palliative Education Network is equipping healthcare professionals with the education and training to help patients living with...
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Meeting Your Match in the Virtual Space: Tips and Advice for Interviewing for the 2022 Residency Match

Macy Foundation President Holly Humphrey hears three perspectives of how COVID-19 altered the interview process for medical students seeking residency positions from Drs. Jennifer Best, James Woodruff, and Jamila Picart.

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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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