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Addressing Mental Health Disparities Among Minority Populations with Faith- and Community-based Interventions: A Conversation with Dr. Sidney Hankerson

Macy Foundation President, Holly Humphrey sat down with Sidney Hankerson, MD, MBA, of Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute to learn about his work related to improving access to mental...
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The Future is Uncertain: Towards A Curriculum for Uncertainty in Clinical Practice

2020 Macy Faculty Scholar, Dimitri Papanagnou, MD, MPH, discusses how educators can better prepare trainees for the complexity and uncertainty that lie ahead as students transition from the classroom into the clinical...

Announcing the 2021 Macy Faculty Scholars

We are delighted to announce our new class of Macy Faculty Scholars!
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Advocacy for the LGBTQ Community: A Celebration of Pride with Stephan Davis

In celebration of Pride Month, Macy Foundation President Holly J. Humphrey sat down with Stephan Davis to discuss his work as a healthcare leader working to promote diversity in the health professions field.

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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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