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Keynote Presentation: Vence L. Bonham, Jr., MD
"Making the Promise of Precision Medicine a Reality for All"
Senior Advisor to the Director on Genomics and Health Disparities, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
February 4, 2019
The Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award
Harvard Medical School is committed to advancing a work and educational environment that embraces diversity and promotes and sets the tone for inclusion.
January 30, 2019
Training at a Harvard Hospital - Community voices on Harvard training programs
Trainees and program leaders describe their experiences with diversity, Harvard-affiliated training programs and life in Boston.
Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture
"Violence Prevention: Guns, Public Health and Healthcare"
Speaker: DEBORAH PROTHROW-STITH, MD
Dean and Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
Charles R. Drew University
Los Angeles, CA
April 30, 2018
Project Success Final Research Video 2018
Project Success is a program for Boston and Cambridge high school students only, currently in grade 11 and 12, particularly students from groups underrepresented in medicine and/or disadvantaged students, to participate in paid, mentored, summer research internships at Harvard Medical School and its affiliated institutions. more...
Project Success Class of 2018
Your Leadership Voice: Challenging the Narrative on Diversity, Race and Health"
Equity and Social Justice - Health Disparities
Speaker: DAVID HAYES-BAUTISTA, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Director, Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture
April 19, 2018
2017 - 2018 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture
“The Global Gag on Women’s Reproductive Health”
Speaker: SIERRA WASHINGTON, MD, MPH, FACOG
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Reproductive Medicine
UC San Diego School of Medicine;
Immediate Past Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer,
Planned Parenthood, Pacific Southwest
March 27, 2018
Equity and Social Justice - "Housing Inequity and Health"
Keynote Presentation: KAMILLAH WOOD, MD, MPH, FAAP
Senior Vice President, Health and Housing Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future
Gary Adamkiewicz, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Benjamin O. Adeyinka, Esq.
Administrative Attorney, Administrative Office of the Housing Court, Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
Mariana Arcaya, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lauren Smith, MD, MPH
Managing Director, FSG
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Better Together: Diversity and Inclusion at Harvard Medical School
"Advancing the Health Agenda for Disparity Populations: This is Your Time"
Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD
Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
October 25, 2017
Better Together: A Forum on Diversity and Inclusion
October 18, 2017
2017 Diversity Dialogues: Inclusive Excellence
Speaker: DANIELLE ALLEN, PhD
James Bryan Conant University Professor and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
November 15, 2017
Racism and Medicine
Equity and Social Justice | Health Disparities
Keynote Presentation: "Reaping What We Sow: Structural Racism as a Driver of Health Disparities"
RAHSAAN D. HALL, Esq.
Director, Racial Justice Program
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts
Luis R. Castellanos, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology,
Director of Diversity in Medicine and Faculty Outreach,
UC San Diego Health and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Nancy Krieger, PhD,
Professor of Social Epidemiology, American Cancer Society
Clinical Research Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Audra R. Meadows, MD, MPH,
Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology,
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
November 9, 2017
2017 Howard. Dorsey, Still Lecture
"Racism among the Welll-Intentioned: Implications for Healthcare Interactions and Outcomes"
Speaker: JACK DOVIDIO, PhD
Carl Iver Hovland Professor of Psychology and Dean for Academic Affairs,
April 11, 2017
Violence and Its Impact on Our Communities
Keynote Presentation: ROBERT GORE Gore, MD
Attending Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor, Kings County Hospital;
Executive Director, Kings Against Violence Initiative
Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department
Chaplain Clementina Chéry,
President and CEO, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute
Rahsaan D. Hall, Esq.,
Director, Racial Justice Program, ACLU of Massachusetts
Commissioner, Boston Centers for Youth and Families
March 22, 2017
"Should Healthcare Institutions Be the Epicenter for Health in America?”
PATRICIA GABOW, MD, MACP
Board of Trustees, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Former CEO, Denver Health and Hospital Authority
March 7, 2017
2016-2017 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lectureship
"Does it Really Matter? Cognitive Technologies, Thinking and Time"
Speaker: MARTÍN-J. SEPÚLVEDA, MD, MPH
IBM Fellow; Member, National Academy of Medicine;
Chief Executive Officer, Claraluz, LLC;
former Vice President of Health Systems and Policy Research,
and Vice President of Integrated Health Services, IBM Corp.
December 6, 2016
"What Works: Gender Equality by Design"
IRIS BOHNET, PhD
Professor of Public Policy
Director, Women and Public Policy Program
Harvard Kennedy School
November 30, 2016
"Race, Racism and Health: Challenges and Opportunities"
Harvard Longwood Campus 2016 Diversity Dialogues
DAVID R. WILLIAMS, PhD
Florence Sprague Norman & Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health, Harvard Chan School of Public Health;
Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology, Harvard University;
Co-Leader, Cancer Risk Reduction and Disparities Program, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
October 11, 2016
"The Transformation to Value Driven Care"
VIVIAN S. LEE, MD, PhD, MBA
Senior Vice President, University Health Services;
CEO, University of Utah Health Care;
Dean, School of Medicine,
University of Utah
September 13, 2016
CLASS OF 2016
Before beginning their summer research experiences throughout Harvard, we asked the Project Success Class of 2016 to introduce themselves with personal reflections about their favorite science class and a favorite movie or book.
June 8, 2016
"Population Health and Academic Health Systems: Something Old, Something New"
A. EUGENE WASHINGTON, MD
Chancellor for Health Affairs
Office of the Chancellor for Health Affairs
President & CEO, Duke University Health System
March 22, 2016
“Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism”
CAMARA JONES, MD, MPH, PhD
American Public Health Association
December 3, 2015
"The Essential Importance of Data and Analytics to Improve Health Outcomes for All Americans"
REED TUCKSON, MD
Tuckson Health Connections, LLC
May 4, 2015
"Question Everything - Why Health Disparities Researchers Must Be Critical of Health Disparities Research”
THOMAS A. LAVEIST, PhD
William C. & Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy;
Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions;
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
December 10, 2014
"Correcting’ Correctional Healthcare: The Business of Providing Constitutionally Mandated Care"
WOODROW A. MYERS Jr., MD
Chief Executive Officer
October 16, 2014
“A Microcosm of America: Advancing Health Policy and Healthcare Delivery in the U.S. Armed Forces”
JONATHAN WOODSON, MD
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Director, TRICARE Management Activity
Department of Defense, United States of America
October 28, 2013
“The Geisinger Experience: Value Re-Engineering to Reshape the Future of Healthcare"
GLENN D. STEELE, Jr., MD, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Geisinger Health System
February 21, 2013