One of the realities of the world in which we now live—dominated by COVID-19 and accelerating conversations about addressing structural racism in health care and in our country broadly—is that change, while not easy, is natural and necessary. That’s certainly true in how to respond to the incredible stressors our country’s clinicians are facing head-on: […]
After three years of hard work, Tana Fedewa (Cohort 2019-2022), Director for the Center for Survivors at MSU, and her team opened the new MSU Sexual Assault Healthcare Program opened November 12. In an interview with WLNS 6 News, referring to the comfortable furniture and cool tone wall colors, Tana said that the center was […]
During the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2020 Virtual Meeting, Juliana Chen, Justin Chen (Cohort 2020-2023) and others co-hosted a screening and panel discussion of the documentary film Maineland. The film follows two Chinese teenagers who come from abroad to study at a rural boarding school in Maine and “sheds light on the […]
Dr. Charles Moore (Cohort 2016-2019) was recently honored as the 2020 Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service by the American Medical Association. The award recognizes physicians who make outstanding contributions to their community. Dr. Moore is a Emory University professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and serves as chief of otolaryngology service at […]
We would like to offer a warm welcome to the newest cohort of Clinical Scholars, 2020-2023! These experienced health care providers are joining a national network of changemakers from all sectors, professions, and disciplines. As part of the program experience, they will learn with and from one another—each bringing forth their unique focus, experiences, and […]
On September 16, 2020, at the Nebraska Public Health Conference, PHAN honored Colleen Svoboda with a Lifetime Achievement award in recognition for “her impact on our public health system” and her commitment to social justice to ensure health equity in the community. Read the full PHAN award presentation here.
It’s Fellow Friday! This week we spotlight Cohort 2019-2022. They have persevered and thrived despite their first year being impacted by COVID19. And we are SO excited they are starting their second year and cannot wait to see the great things they will accomplish over the coming months! Go Cohort 2019-2022!
Today we highlight the Clinical Scholars Fellows of Cohort 2018-2021! We are so excited about what they’ve already accomplished and are looking forward to the great things they will accomplish as they begin their final year of our leadership program. #FellowFriday
We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Cohort 2017-2020! For three years, these Clinical Scholars Fellows have gained the necessary EDI leadership skills to transform their careers and the health of their communities. Thank you to everyone that has been part of their journey!
Since September 2019, Dr. Omolara Uwemedimo, has hosted a podcast titled “Melanin, Medicine and Motherhood” in support of Melanin, Medicine & Motherhood, a company she founded and leads as CEO, to provide “culturally-responsive, work-life integration coaching, training, accountability and community for Black women physicians who are navigating motherhood and trying to fulfill their personal and […]
Syed Ahmed interviewed by Cable News International (CNI) regarding the international impacts of COVID-19
Syed Ahmed was recently interviewed by Cable News International (CNI) to discuss COVID-19 and its international impacts.
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Shannon N. Zenk, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., as director of NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).
Dr. Kenneth Fox was recently named in Crain’s list of Notable LGBTQ Executives and Businesses Championing Diversity and Inclusion. Crain’s Chicago Business writes that Dr. Fox and “his team completed work on creating safe and supportive environments for LGBTQ students and recently updated the district’s Guidelines on Support of Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Students, including […]
Johanna Baez has helped publish an article advocating for trauma-informed online teaching in the upcoming school year.