Penn MSTP annual anti-racism event

In 2021, MD-PhD Students and the MSTP Steering Committee established the Penn MSTP Annual Anti-Racism event to focus on issues at the intersection of racial justice, diversity, medicine and science. The event features opening remarks from the Program Director, Skip Brass, with updates about MSTP efforts to support and improve diversity, equity and inclusion, and is followed by a guest speaker selected by the students.  Info/links below:

3rd annual MSTP Anti-Racism event
March 20, 2023

Cite Black Women: A Critical Praxis

Presented by student-selected guest speaker Christen Smith, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anthropology and African and African Diaspora; Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, UT Austin, and creator of the Cite Black Women campaign and collective

For those interested in viewing the talk, please click here for the recording.

2nd annual MSTP Anti-Racism event
March 30, 2022

Pathogen Matters: on the challenge of writing about one pandemic during another

  • Adia Benton, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Northwestern
Inaugural annual MSTP Anti-Racism event
January 25, 2021

Race, Racism, and Genetics: Scientific and Social Issues

For additional information about the speakers, see: