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A Conversation with Dr. Louis Sullivan on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Health Care

Macy Foundation President, Holly Humphrey, sat down with Dr. Louis Sullivan, former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services, founding dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine to discuss eliminating discrimination...
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Black Men in Medicine: Mentoring the Next Generation

In celebration of Black History Month, we are pleased to share the stories of accomplished Black men and women in the health professions. In this final post of our three-part series, we catch up with Dale Okorodudu,...
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Black History Makers in Nursing

In celebration of Black History Month, we are pleased to share the stories of accomplished Black men and women in the health professions. In this second part of our three-part series, we speak with two Black women...
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Black History Makers in Medicine

In celebration of Black History Month, we are pleased to share the stories of accomplished Black men and women in the health professions in this new series.

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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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