Blog Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Beyond Textbooks: A UNIQUE Approach to Culturally Competent LGBTQIA+ Care

In an effort to advance medical education, physicians in Philadelphia have launched a series of training sessions aimed at providing culturally competent care to patients who are part of the transgender, non-binary, intersex, and/or gender non-conforming (gender-diverse) demographic. UNIQUE, which stands for “Uniting in Inter-professional learning to serve the Queer community through Education,” is led… Read more »

Building Trust through DEI and Diagnostic Excellence in Internal Medicine Training Grant Program – Now Accepting Applications

The ABIM Foundation, the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American College of Physicians (ACP), and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation are focused on improving the trustworthiness of the health care system and advancing health equity. As part of this focus, the organizations are co-sponsoring a… Read more »

Building Trust, One Patient Chart at a Time

At the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), Adam Kraus, MD, and Luis Seija, MD, are modernizing data sharing to empower patients as active care partners and enhance patient engagement, service utilization, and communication with physicians. Notably, Adam and Luis designed, applied for the Building Trust Through Diversity, Health Care Equity, and Inclusion… Read more »

Empowering Excellence: Transformative Initiatives in Faculty Development at the University of Texas Medical Branch

Embarking on a mission to foster self-sufficiency and elevate scholarly productivity among faculty members, Associate Professor Maria Belalcazar, MD, and her team at the University of Texas Medical Branch are leading a transformative project. They are assessing self-efficacy scores in academic career advancement skills and feelings of inclusion and engagement among junior to mid-career faculty… Read more »

Making Strides to Improve Health Outcomes in Mississippi

A primary mission of both the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the Magnolia Regional Health Center (MRHC) is to train and retain skilled and compassionate physicians to practice high-quality, equitable care in Mississippi and improve health outcomes in the state. Lyssa Weatherly, MD, an associate professor at the UMMC School of Medicine, is… Read more »