In the News
StatNews | February 23, 2017
Experts discuss how to improve diversity in medicine
STAT | September 28, 2016
Honoring struggle, and progress | Happenstance led Judge Robert L. Wilkins, a Harvard Law School grad, to the dream of a national museum honoring African-American history. Then the dream became a mission.
Harvard Gazette | September 16, 2016
Dr. Roderick K. King Named M.D./M.P.H. Director and Assistant Dean for Public Health Education
University of Miami | September 7, 2016
Budding Interests: Program fosters diversity in clinical and translational research
HMS News | August 12, 2016
Jessica Halem, program manager of the LGBT Office within the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at HMS, shares some of the ways the Harvard Medical School community is working to reduce health care disparities for transgender patients.
HMS Podcast Library | June 22, 2016
Passion for Service: Nine honored with Dean’s Community Service Award
At the 2016 Dean’s Community Service Award breakfast on June 21, nine HMS faculty members, staff, trainees and students were recognized for their dedication to improving the lives of people locally, nationally and internationally. “Your efforts extend from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine to our Boston neighbors and beyond—to the underserved, the needy, the suffering and the forgotten throughout the world,” Jeffrey S. Flier, dean of the faculty of medicine at Harvard University, said at the event.
HMS News | June 23, 2016
A Sense of Mission: Congressman Raul Ruiz, an HMS grad, is making his vision of health equity a reality
Acknowledging the influence that Alvin Poussaint, faculty associate dean for student affairs, had on his development as an aspiring physician, Congressman Raul Ruiz, HMS Class of 2001, called Poussaint a friend and mentor during the 2015-2016 Alvin Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture.HMS News | June 20, 2016
Countering LGBTQ Bullying: Hope for decreasing bullying among society's most stigmatized youth
On May 10 an all-day symposium on LGBTQ bullying at Harvard Medical School entitled “Translating Research to Action to Improve the Health of All Youth.” was sponsored by several organizations, including the Health Disparities Research Program at Harvard Catalyst: The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center, the Williams Institute at UCLA Law, Boston Children’s Hospital Division of General Pediatrics and the LGBT Office of the HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership. The focus of the symposium was on the bullying—the constant name-calling, backstabbing, threats and violence that cause stress and have long-term physical and mental health consequences—endured by transgender as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer youth.
HMS News | June 17, 2016
Honoring Mentors: HMS celebrates dedication to students, residents and trainees
The 18 exemplars of selfless dedication to students, residents and trainees were honored by Harvard Medical School at the 2015-2016 Excellence in Mentoring Awards ceremony.
HMS News | June 3, 2016
Growing Talent: Fellowships help diverse junior faculty thrive
Recipients of the 2016-2018 HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership Faculty Fellowship and the Harvard Catalyst Program for Faculty Development and Diversity Inclusion Faculty Fellowship were celebrated at a breakfast in March at Harvard Medical School.
HMS News | May 18, 2016
Barbara Okafor, a former participant in the Project Success program of the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership has been featured in the UMass Dartmouth's news.
May 5, 2016
Harvard Medical School Honors CHA Psychiatrist with Diversity Award
Cambridge Health Alliance, April 6, 2016
The costs of inequality: Across Harvard, efforts to improve lives. Programs work to aid individuals, opening vistas that many in struggling communities have never seen.
Harvard Gazette, March 21, 2016