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  • UMass Chan reports data on diversity makeup of students, faculty and staff
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    UMass Chan reports data on diversity makeup of students, faculty and staff

    UMass Chan Medical School is posting data on the diversity composition of its campus community in support of its strategic goal to increase diversity, equity and inclusion. The Diversity Data Dashboards include self-reported data from UMass Chan’s faculty, staff and students by race, ethnicity and gender.

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  • Aspiring doctors expand horizons with Summer Enrichment Program at UMass Chan
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    Aspiring doctors expand horizons with Summer Enrichment Program at UMass Chan

    Thirty-nine students completed the 2022 Summer Enrichment/BaccMD Program, an intensive immersion program aimed to help college undergraduates from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds who want to become physicians improve their qualifications and competitive standing for admission.

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  • Pride Month discussion centers on LGBTQ+ perinatal and reproductive health disparities
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    Pride Month discussion centers on LGBTQ+ perinatal and reproductive health disparities

    Kodiak Soled, PhD, vice president of the Lesbian Health Fund at GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ+ Equality, presented, “Fighting for our families: A community-placed study of LGBTQ+ childbearing hardships, harms and hope for a brighter future.”

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  • UMass Chan celebrates ‘Black joy’ at Juneteenth event
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    UMass Chan celebrates ‘Black joy’ at Juneteenth event

    The Diversity and Inclusion Office led the UMass Chan Medical School community through a virtual art and poetry celebration of Juneteenth on June 15.

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  • Diversity and Inclusion Office events focus on families for Pride Month
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    Diversity and Inclusion Office events focus on families for Pride Month

    UMass Chan Medical School will recognize Pride Month with events on June 28 and 29 that focus on the experiences of LGBTQ families as they navigate the health care system and work as members of it.

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  • Stole ceremony celebrates diversity and unity among UMass Chan Classes of 2022
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    Stole ceremony celebrates diversity and unity among UMass Chan Classes of 2022

    Graduating UMass Chan Medical School students from paths historically underrepresented in medicine and science were ceremonially presented Kente and multicultural stoles on Friday, June 3, to wear at the 49th Commencement.

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  • Graduating medical students say BaccMD program provided key support early in medical journey
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    Graduating medical students say BaccMD program provided key support early in medical journey

    Two alums of UMass Chan Medical School pathway program are among those graduating on Sunday, June 5.

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  • Vibrant stoles at Commencement to honor accomplishments of students of color
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    Vibrant stoles at Commencement to honor accomplishments of students of color

    A new tradition will be celebrated at UMass Chan Medical School on Friday, June 3, when graduating students of color from all three schools at UMass Chan will be given colorful Kente and multicultural stoles to be worn as regalia during Commencement.

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  • Leverett Wing discusses history of anti-Asian racism in U.S. at Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month forum
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    Leverett Wing discusses history of anti-Asian racism in U.S. at Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month forum

    Leverett Wing, president and CEO of the Commonwealth Seminar, shared personal and historical narratives of anti-Asian racism in the United States during a UMass Chan Medical School forum recognizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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  • Student-created mentorship groups shine through UMass LIGHT
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    Student-created mentorship groups shine through UMass LIGHT

    Created by students in 2021, UMass LIGHT aims to increase diversity, equity and inclusion; promote career growth; and create professional development opportunities through mentorship and community events.

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  • Next generation of VA researchers to explore maternal health during new summer research training program
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    Next generation of VA researchers to explore maternal health during new summer research training program

    UMass Chan students Micaela Tobin and Laël Ngangmeni and two undergraduate students will conduct qualitative research focused on pregnancy and maternity care through a VA training program designed to diversify the research workforce. Kristin Mattocks, PhD, MPH, is the program director at UMass Chan.

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  • Asian Women for Health founder shares mission with UMass Chan group
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    Asian Women for Health founder shares mission with UMass Chan group

    Community organizer Chien-Chi Huang, founder of the Asian Breast Cancer Project, spoke at the April 20 Diversity and Inclusion Office Centering the Margins series and shared how her experience as a breast cancer survivor led her to advocate for Asian women’s health.

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  • UMass Chan Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program kicks off for 2022
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    UMass Chan Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program kicks off for 2022

    UMass Chan Medical School is accepting applications for the Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program, which will be held in person on campus this year.

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  • Women in STEM panel examines challenges in field of science
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    Women in STEM panel examines challenges in field of science

    The Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Diversity Interest Group celebrated Women’s History Month by hosting a Women in STEM panel on Thursday, March 24, at which four women discussed their experiences, challenges and successes as scientists.

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  • Diversity and Inclusion Office hosts discussion on implicit bias in health care disparities
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    Diversity and Inclusion Office hosts discussion on implicit bias in health care disparities

    Khiara M. Bridges, JD, PhD, professor of law at University of California Berkeley School of Law, presented the talk “Explaining Racial Disparities in Health: The Limitations of Implicit Bias,” on March 16, as the guest speaker for the Centering the Margins series.

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  • LISTEN: Marlina Duncan on how community can work together on diversity, equity, inclusion
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    LISTEN: Marlina Duncan on how community can work together on diversity, equity, inclusion

    Learn about UMass Chan Medical School’s diversity and inclusion efforts in a Voices of UMass Chan podcast with Marlina Duncan, EdD, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion.

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  • LISTEN: New scribe fellowship offers clinical experience for aspiring medical students
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    LISTEN: New scribe fellowship offers clinical experience for aspiring medical students

    A new Voices of UMass Chan podcast takes a look at the UMass Chan Medical School’s new scribe fellowship.

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  • Rita Konadu Amoah, first alum of GEP to PhD in Nursing program, now on faculty at UMass Chan
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    Rita Konadu Amoah, first alum of GEP to PhD in Nursing program, now on faculty at UMass Chan

    The first graduate of the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing's  Graduate Entry Pathway to PhD in Nursing program, Rita Konadu Amoah, RN, PhD’21, is now teaching UMass Chan nursing students how to safely care for patients.

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  • Department of Medicine launches PRISM, pipeline program for diverse students
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    Department of Medicine launches PRISM, pipeline program for diverse students

    Mentorship is central to a new paid, clinical research opportunity for diverse students and alumni of schools that are a part of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts.

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  • UMass Chan learns about mission of Worcester Black History Project
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    UMass Chan learns about mission of Worcester Black History Project

    The Worcester Black History Project recognizes and celebrates the experiences of Black people in Worcester and the surrounding areas.

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  • Diversity, equity and inclusion pillar added to UMass Chan strategic plan
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    Diversity, equity and inclusion pillar added to UMass Chan strategic plan

    Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Marlina Duncan said her office will coordinate the implementation of the DEI pillar and will support the development of goals and appropriate measures for departments and programs as they make new and creative commitments to diversity.

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  • UMass Chan anatomist involved in design of 3D female anatomy teaching model
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    UMass Chan anatomist involved in design of 3D female anatomy teaching model

    Yasmin Carter, PhD, has played a lead role in designing a new three-dimensional full female model on research publishing firm Elsevier’s Complete Anatomy app, the first ever on the platform.

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  • Medical Apartheid author Harriet Washington details history of racism in medicine
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    Medical Apartheid author Harriet Washington details history of racism in medicine

    In her talk, Harriet Washington took listeners on a journey through 400 years of American history, strategically beginning with the Nuremberg trials, which she called “the beginning of global dialogue about medical ethics and the history of medicine.”

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  • Two events scheduled for Black History Month at UMass Chan
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    Two events scheduled for Black History Month at UMass Chan

    Medical writer and editor Harriet Washington and Worcester Black History Project founder Deborah Hall will lead events at UMass Chan during February, Black History Month.

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  • At MLK tribute, Mary Munson recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion in science field
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    At MLK tribute, Mary Munson recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion in science field

    UMass Chan Medical School held the 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 24. Mary Munson, PhD, was named the 2022 recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion.

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Student Awards address local health care needs
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Student Awards address local health care needs

    Five teams of UMass Chan Medical School students have been awarded 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Student Awards to implement community service programs that will cast a wide net over underserved communities.

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  • UMass Chan community invited to celebration of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 24
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    UMass Chan community invited to celebration of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 24

    The 34th annual UMass Chan Medical School tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. will take place online on Zoom, on Monday, Jan. 24, from noon to 1 p.m.

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  • Dermatology research fellow receives diversity grant for lupus research
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    Dermatology research fellow receives diversity grant for lupus research

    Janet Lubov, a dermatology research fellow at UMass Chan who hopes to help underserved and under-resourced populations through global dermatology, received a grant from the Lupus Research Alliance to support her work.

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  • Janjay Innis named one of Worcester’s Women to Watch by Worcester Magazine
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    Janjay Innis named one of Worcester’s Women to Watch by Worcester Magazine

    Janjay Innis, communications content specialist for diversity and inclusion at UMass Chan Medical School, was named one of the Worcester Magazine’s “Worcester’s Women to Watch 2022.”

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  • UMass Chan student trustee focused on diversity, equity and inclusion
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    UMass Chan student trustee focused on diversity, equity and inclusion

    UMass Chan Medical School MD/PhD student Zach Dyer is serving as a student trustee on the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees and is focused on diversity, equity and inclusion.

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  • DIO launches Diversity Campus Read
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    DIO launches Diversity Campus Read

    The Diversity and Inclusion Office at UMass Chan Medical School is hosting a Diversity Campus Read featuring Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington and The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee.

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  • Advocate and activist Chastity Bowick keynote speaker for Transgender Day of Remembrance
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    Advocate and activist Chastity Bowick keynote speaker for Transgender Day of Remembrance

    UMass Chan Medical School participated in the worldwide Transgender Day of Remembrance with a virtual event hosted by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Committee of the Diversity & Inclusion Office as part of its Centering the Margins series.

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  • Diverse workforce goals exceeded in construction of new VA community-based outpatient clinic
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    Diverse workforce goals exceeded in construction of new VA community-based outpatient clinic

    UMass Chan Medical School exceeded diversity hiring goals in the construction of the newly completed community-based outpatient clinic  for veterans on its Worcester campus, according to the University of Massachusetts Building Authority, general contractor Suffolk Construction and UMass Chan.

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  • UMass Chan students team up with Worcester to vaccinate kids against COVID-19
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    UMass Chan students team up with Worcester to vaccinate kids against COVID-19

    The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5 to 11 received final authorization from the CDC and Worcester officials, with the help of UMass Chan Medical School volunteers, have hit the ground running to vaccinate the city’s children.

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  • Addressing racism in medicine is ‘everyone’s job and not a few’
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    Addressing racism in medicine is ‘everyone’s job and not a few’

    UMass Chan Medical School faculty Pang-Yen Fan, MD; Natalie Anumba, PhD; and Yoel Carrasquillo Vega, MD, served as panelists for a discussion on racism in medicine.

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  • PhD students examine ‘changing faces of science’
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    PhD students examine ‘changing faces of science’

    On Thursday, Oct. 21, the journal club presented “The Changing Faces of Science,” at which members explored underrepresented in medicine learners in STEM.

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  • At UMass Chan event, QCC president examines plight of Hispanic-Americans
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    At UMass Chan event, QCC president examines plight of Hispanic-Americans

    Speaking at the UMass Chan virtual event, Quinsigamond Community College President Luis Pedraja, PhD, brought Hispanic Heritage Month to a close with his talk, “The Other Pandemic: Systemic Racism and the Latinx Community.”

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month a time to celebrate and take inclusive steps
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    Hispanic Heritage Month a time to celebrate and take inclusive steps

    On Oct. 14, the UMass Chan Medical School community will join the nation in celebration of “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.” Quinsigamond Community College President Luis Pedraja, PhD, will deliver the keynote.

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  • PhD candidate studies red blood cells; strives to increase diversity in STEM
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    PhD candidate studies red blood cells; strives to increase diversity in STEM

    As president of UMass Chan Medical School’s chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science, PhD candidate Daniel Hidalgo provides cultural training and advocates for diversity in STEM fields.

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  • UMass Chan Medical School creates affinity groups to support faculty and staff of color
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    UMass Chan Medical School creates affinity groups to support faculty and staff of color

    In its efforts to create intentional spaces to support faculty and staff of color at UMass Chan Medical School, the Diversity and Inclusion Office has formed two affinity groups.

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  • ‘Community of mentoring’ changing culture at UMass Chan
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    ‘Community of mentoring’ changing culture at UMass Chan

    Two newly established student mentoring programs, one for women and another for people underrepresented in science and medicine, are “changing the culture’’ at UMass Chan Medical School, says Mark Johnson, MD, PhD, senior vice provost for mentorship, leadership and transformation.

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  • Michael Baker named to 2021 Honor Roll of the Biomedical Science Careers Program
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    Michael Baker named to 2021 Honor Roll of the Biomedical Science Careers Program

    UMass Chan Medical School Registrar Michael Baker, MA, has been named to the 2021 Biomedical Science Careers Program Honor Roll in recognition of his efforts to diversify research and health professions.

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  • Annual lecture at UMass Chan addresses racism in health care; calls for commitment to dismantle it
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    Annual lecture at UMass Chan addresses racism in health care; calls for commitment to dismantle it

    J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP, delivered this year’s annual Putterman Lecture, “Moving Towards Health Equity: Why Anti-racism Must Be a Core Value in Medicine.”

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  • Discussion of land acknowledgment is step toward more diverse, inclusive institution
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    Discussion of land acknowledgment is step toward more diverse, inclusive institution

    UMass Chan Medical School’s Diversity and Inclusion Office facilitated the first of its “Centering the Margins” series on Wednesday, Sept. 15, with a discussion focused on a land acknowledgement for the Nipmuc Nation.

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  • UMass Medical School holds first Learners of Color Orientation
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    UMass Medical School holds first Learners of Color Orientation

    Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Marlina Duncan, EdD, welcomed participants and said it was important to introduce students to the various support structures and resources available to them while at UMass Medical School.

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  • Summer study, research set aspiring health care providers and scientists on path to success
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    Summer study, research set aspiring health care providers and scientists on path to success

    UMass Medical School welcomed two cohorts of college students to its annual Summer Enrichment Program and Summer Undergraduate Research Program for high-achieving undergraduates from backgrounds underrepresented in science and medicine.

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  • Jillian Richmond receives diversity award to mentor med student on lymphoma research
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    Jillian Richmond receives diversity award to mentor med student on lymphoma research

    The Diversity Research Supplement Award Jillian M. Richmond, PhD, has received from the Dermatology Foundation covers the stipend for medical student researcher Jadé Olayinka.

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  • UMMS family medicine resident Stephany Giraldo Eierle shares journey in medicine
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    UMMS family medicine resident Stephany Giraldo Eierle shares journey in medicine

    UMass Medical School family medicine resident Stephany Giraldo Eierle, DO, MPH, is a Latina first-generation American completing her first year as a physician at the Family Health Center of Worcester, and becoming a vocal advocate for diversity in medicine and public health.

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  • UMass Memorial, UMass Medical School stand in solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander colleagues
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    UMass Memorial, UMass Medical School stand in solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander colleagues

    The UMass Memorial Health Care and UMass Medical School communities stand in solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander colleagues, supporting the families and communities directly affected by the shooting deaths of eight people, six of whom were Asian Americans, in Atlanta.

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  • GSBS Diversity Interest Group promotes social justice, equity and advocacy
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    GSBS Diversity Interest Group promotes social justice, equity and advocacy

    The GSBS Diversity Interest Group is “centered on sharing the voices of our fellow trainees and having their stories and experiences heard.”

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  • NBC10-Boston report highlights UMass BaccMD program’s role in reducing health disparities
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    NBC10-Boston report highlights UMass BaccMD program’s role in reducing health disparities

    School of Medicine student Kassandra Jean-Marie, SOM ’24, credits the UMass Baccalaureate MD Pathway Program for helping her pursue a medical degree and increase diversity within the medical field.

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  • UMass Medical School community pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. with celebration of service
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    UMass Medical School community pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. with celebration of service

    The 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion was presented to Linda Long-Bellil, JD, PhD, at the 33rd annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. MLK Semester of Service Awards and the inaugural Equity in Action Student Award was also presented.

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  • Celebration of service: Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. is Feb. 2
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    Celebration of service: Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. is Feb. 2

    The 33rd Annual community celebration will take place virtually. This year’s theme is “Disrupting Inequity through Structural Change: How the crises of 2020, the pandemic and social injustice brought forth the best in the UMMS community.”

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  • 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service awardees will address local health needs
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    2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service awardees will address local health needs

    The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Award student projects address health disparities, including some worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Diversity Summit highlights blueprint for diversity, equity and inclusion action
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    Diversity Summit highlights blueprint for diversity, equity and inclusion action

    UMass Medical School administration, faculty, staff and student leaders came together Thursday, Nov. 12 for Diversity Summit V, a two-hour virtual conference assessing the state of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at UMMS and outlining plans for future work.

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  • UMass Medical School selects Marlina Duncan to serve as vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion
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    UMass Medical School selects Marlina Duncan to serve as vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion

    Marlina Duncan, EdD, will serve as the vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion at UMass Medical School, beginning Dec. 28, according to an announcement from Chancellor Michael F. Collins.

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  • UMass Medical School community explores ‘How to Be an Antiracist’
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    UMass Medical School community explores ‘How to Be an Antiracist’

    The book, How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, was the subject of a campus read discussion on Thursday, Nov. 5.

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  • Campus Conversation focuses on increasing diversity of faculty
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    Campus Conversation focuses on increasing diversity of faculty

    The UMass Medical School Campus Conversation on Faculty Diversity, moderated by Vice Provost for Health Equity Milagros Rosal, PhD, provided an opportunity to learn about and provide input to improve efforts to increase recruitment and retention of diverse faculty.

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  • Campus Conversation on LGBTQ health equity probes disparities and solutions
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    Campus Conversation on LGBTQ health equity probes disparities and solutions

    LGBTQ health equity was the focus of a Diversity and Inclusion Campus Conversation. Also, Chancellor Michael F. Collins announced the establishment of a scholarship program and named School of Medicine students Theo Eldore and Patricia Giunta the inaugural recipients.

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  • Campus conversation: Coming together to enhance diversity in STEM
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    Campus conversation: Coming together to enhance diversity in STEM

    As the UMass Medical School community addresses diversity and advocacy through a virtual campus conversation series this fall, students took the lead on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in a discussion about diversifying the face of science and medicine.

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  • UMMS community members share ideas for eliminating health disparities
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    UMMS community members share ideas for eliminating health disparities

    Members of the UMass Medical School community discussed over Zoom ideas for eliminating health disparities at the individual, institutional and community levels during the second in a series of campus conversations on diversity and inclusion.

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  • The Equity Collaborative builds culture, tools to promote gender parity
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    The Equity Collaborative builds culture, tools to promote gender parity

    What makes an organization committed to fully inclusive gender equity? Gayle Capozzalo, executive director of The Equity Collaborative, discussed the purpose and goals of the collaborative and UMass Medical School’s involvement in a virtual campus conversation.

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  • Project Civility launches series of student workshops on diversity, leadership
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    Project Civility launches series of student workshops on diversity, leadership

    A new diversity and inclusion program at UMass Medical School called Project Civility aims to provide in-depth opportunities for students to explore diversity and inclusion, build personal skills, enhance learning outcomes and foster community and connections among the three schools.

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  • Brian Lewis recognized at Biomedical Science Careers Program Evening of Hope 2020
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    Brian Lewis recognized at Biomedical Science Careers Program Evening of Hope 2020

    Brian Lewis, PhD, was recognized in the Evening of Hope 2020 Honor Roll during the Biomedical Science Careers Program’s annual fundraising ceremony. He was honored for his commitment to the organization’s mission of closing the equity gap and increasing diversity in science professions.

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  • PhD candidate receives NIH fellowship award for study on diagnosis of multiple myeloma precursor condition
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    PhD candidate receives NIH fellowship award for study on diagnosis of multiple myeloma precursor condition

    Maira Castañeda Avila, PhD candidate in the Clinical & Population Health Research Program, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, funded by the National Cancer Institute.

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  • UMMS diversity and inclusion programming to feature campus read, community conversations, diversity summit
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    UMMS diversity and inclusion programming to feature campus read, community conversations, diversity summit

    UMass Medical School will hold a series of events this fall to help align and anchor diversity and inclusion programming.

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  • ‘I would do it all over again’: Immigrant stories shared at virtual UMMS event
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    ‘I would do it all over again’: Immigrant stories shared at virtual UMMS event

    The Diversity & Inclusion Office and the International Committee relaunched the storytelling series “UMass Immigrant Stories” on Tuesday, Sept. 29, with Raúl Padrón and Francis Wanjau sharing their stories over Zoom.

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  • Teaching inclusively: DRIVE initiative aims to develop bias-free learning
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    Teaching inclusively: DRIVE initiative aims to develop bias-free learning

    An initiative to encourage bias-free learning environments across UMass Medical School is moving forward with faculty workshops, online tools and department grand rounds presentations.

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month event recognizes contributions, addresses challenges of Hispanic and Latino Americans
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    Hispanic Heritage Month event recognizes contributions, addresses challenges of Hispanic and Latino Americans

    UMMS joined the nation in recognizing the many contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country and the medical school community with a live, online panel discussion in which students and faculty panel took on questions of diversity and inclusion.

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  • Milagros Rosal named inaugural vice provost for health equity at UMMS
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    Milagros Rosal named inaugural vice provost for health equity at UMMS

    Milagros C. Rosal, PhD, has been appointed to the newly created position of vice provost for health equity at UMass Medical School. Dr. Rosal will also be named the inaugural recipient of the newest endowed faculty position created specifically to support the faculty member who serves as vice provost for health equity.

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  • UMMS researcher co-directs project to enhance diversity in biomedical sciences workforce
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    UMMS researcher co-directs project to enhance diversity in biomedical sciences workforce.

    Mary Munson, PhD, is co-directing a first-of-its-kind national program to enhance diversity in the academic biomedical workforce, funded by a $1.3 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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  • Maria Garcia appointed assistant vice provost for diversity and student success
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    Maria Garcia appointed assistant vice provost for diversity and student success

    In the new role, Maria Garcia, MD, MPH, will continue to develop educational programs that respect the diverse educational goals of learners from different educational, personal and cultural backgrounds in order to enhance career development for students in all three schools.

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  • UMass Medical School taking a stand in support of positive change
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    UMass Medical School taking a stand in support of positive change

    In a memo to the UMass Medical School community, Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Dean Terence R. Flotte say racism is a public health crisis and outline changes underway at UMMS.

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  • UMass Medical School community holds vigil in memory of George Floyd
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    UMass Medical School community holds vigil in memory of George Floyd

    Students, faculty and staff from UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center, wearing masks and standing six feet apart, took part in a silent vigil for George Floyd on Friday, June 5, on the campus green at UMass Medical School.

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