Our Priorities Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

We must ensure that everyone who receives care and those who learn, teach, and work in clinical environments are treated equitably. Systemic inequities that reduce career satisfaction and limit advancement opportunities for health professionals from historically underrepresented communities, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, members of some religious groups, and individuals from low-income households need solutions. 

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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News and Commentary

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After a Year of Extraordinary Events, Looking Ahead with Hope

Macy Foundation President, Holly Humphrey, reflects on the unprecedented challenges of the past year and looks ahead with hope to 2021.

Taking Action on Harmful Bias and Discrimination in Clinical Learning Environments

Recording, resources and information on upcoming webinars in the Macy Foundation webinar series “Taking Action on Harmful Bias and Discrimination in Clinical Learning Environments.”
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When Parenting and Training Coincide

Macy Foundation President Holly Humphrey discusses parental leave policies and how they help encourage a sense of belonging within clinical learning environments.
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Marking Women in Medicine Month With Cautious Optimism

Macy Foundation President Holly Humphrey discusses the importance of Women in Medicine month and her optimism for the future of women in the health professions.

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