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Faculty Members Attend the AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

Every year the AAMC hosts a three-day Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar to bring together junior faculty from all over the United States. This seminar is designed to provide participants with “real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine, developing key professional competencies, building skills in grant writing and communications, and lastly expanding…

NMA 116th Annual Conference

The National Medical Association (NMA)’s Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly is acclaimed as the nation’s foremost forum on medical science and African American health. Each year, African American physicians and other health professionals from across the country convene to participate in the scholarly exchange of medical advances, discuss health policy priorities, and to share experience through…

Recap of Health Equity Week 2018 Event: Join the Conversation: The Strategic Vision for Achieving Health Equity

By Dominique Alexis

On Monday, April 02, 2018, The Office and Inclusion and Diversity partnered with Graduate Medical Education to host Health Equity Week 2018’s first event, entitled Join the Conversation: The Strategic Vision for Achieving Health Equity. Moderator Eve J. Higginbotham, SM, MD, Vice Dean of the Office of Inclusion and Diversity sat down with leaders from…

Penn LDI: Koh Promotes Partnerships at Penn 2018 Health Equity Symposium

Collaborating across public and private sectors

Getting to Know You

October 16, 2017 | by Greg Richter

Celebrating 100 years of women in medicine at the University of Pennsylvania during Women in Medicine Month

In honor of Women in Medicine month, and the anniversary of Dr. Clara Hillesheim’s graduation, the Office of Inclusion and Diversity and the Penn Special Interest Group in Health Disparities and Health Equity hosted two former United States Surgeons General, to share their experiences.

Keeping Efforts to Build a More Inclusive Culture in the Forefront

Keeping Efforts to Build a More Inclusive Culture in the Forefront

Eve J. Higginbotham SM, MD

 

A recent editorial written by former Treasury Secretary James Baker and former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young in the Wall Street Journal,…

Penn Med Students Create App to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities Read - Phillymag

SpectrumScores aims to connect LGBTQ patients with the right providers to cater to their unique needs.

A Principled Man - The Pennsylvania Gazette

When Nathan Mossell crossed the stage of Philadelphia’s Academy of Music to receive his medical diploma in the spring of 1882, his white peers saluted him with “almost deafening applause,” he wrote in his short autobiography. As an honor student graduating in the top quarter of his class, Mossell had triumphed over the virulent racism displayed by many of his classmates…

H. Moses Murdock Presented his poster at the Annual Medical Education Conf

   H. Moses Murdock presented his poster entitled "Ranking Diversity: Quantifying UME Ethnic Diversity at Academic Medical Centers"   at the Annual Medical Education Conference, held by the Student National Medical Association. 

H. Moses Murdock is an MD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman…