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Season 2, Episode 2: Social Justice in Medical Education

For the second episode of Vital Voices season 2, Holly J. Humphrey is joined by Robert Rock, MD, who received the Social Mission Alliance Rising Star Award for his many accomplishments in incorporating social justice...

Season 2: Social Mission in Health Professions Education

To kick off the second season of Vital Voices, Holly J. Humphrey is joined by Toyese Oyeyemi Jr., MPH, MCHES, executive director, and Candice Chen, MD, MPH, former board chair of the Social Mission Alliance.

Ensuring Fairness in Medical Education Assessment: Taking a Closer Look at the 2022 Macy Conference Recommendations

Read the foreword to the August 2023 supplement of Academic Medicine focused on Ensuring Fairness in Medical Education Assessment, authored by Dowin Boatright, MD, MBA, Louito Edje, MD, MHPE, Larry D. Gruppen, PhD,...

Osteopathic Medicine and Indigenous Health: A Conversation with Dr. Robert Cain and Dr. Natasha Bray

Dr. Holly J. Humphrey speaks with Dr. Robert Cain and Dr. Natasha Bray about how osteopathic schools are working to advance Indigenous Health.

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Ensuring Inclusive Parental Support in Medical Schools

In so many cases, parents or prospective parents in medicine have to make painful choices which make it hard to be successful both as a student or doctor and as a parent. But what if there were ways to support these parents and mitigate their sacrifices to their families and line of work?

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Putting Knowledge into Action to Reduce Maternal Mortality

Everyone who goes into healthcare does so because they want to help people. How, then, can this mission sometimes go awry?

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A Hands-On Approach to Enhance Community Care

Most patients think about healthcare in the United States as a single, interconnected system. They don’t necessarily distinguish between primary care providers, specialists, public health experts, emergency providers, and others.

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