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Moving Student Teams Beyond the Classroom

How one institution is training first-year students to work with patients out in the community.

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Working as a Team to Improve Diagnosis

A new curriculum aims to reduce medical errors.

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Increasing Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room

An educational intervention is showing what it takes to help surgical residents practice independently.

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News

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Why We Need More Hispanic Doctors

More than 18% of people in the United States are Hispanic, yet only 5% of U.S. doctors are Hispanic. We need a health care workforce that is diverse, that looks like and has had experiences like the public it serves.
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New Research Q&A: Creating Safe and Effective Implicit Bias Training

We spoke with 2016 Macy Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Cristina Gonzalez, MD, MEd about her research and challenges of training students on implicit bias.

Call for Applications: 2020 Macy Faculty Scholars Program

We are pleased to invite applications for our tenth class of Macy Faculty Scholars. The deadline for applications is February 5, 2020. Learn more and start your application today!
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Social Determinants of Health: A required curriculum

As our healthcare system changes to a model that promotes not only treating and curing disease but preventing illness in the first place, doctors must be prepared to keep their patients healthy.