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AAMC Creates Center for Health Justice
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has created a Center for Health Justice, designed to address health inequities that affect communities across the nation.
September 21, 2021
$5M Grant Focuses on Improving Health Equity in Indianapolis
September 16, 2021
Montana State Receives $101M, Largest Gift Ever Given to a U.S. Nursing college
August 30, 2021
AAUP Pressures Campuses to Enact Safe Reopenings with Delta Variant
As schools prepare for the fall, the president of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), issued a statement calling on campus administrations to put safety measures in place given the spread of COVID-19's Delta variant.
August 16, 2021
Iona College To Establish Health Science School on Former Concordia College Campus
NewYork-Presbyterian, an academic health care network, has donated $20 million to establish a NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, in partnership with Iona College, reports The Journal News. The new school will be on Concordia College’s former campus in Bronxville, which Iona College bought after Concordia announced that it would be closing. Iona’s plans to […]
July 23, 2021
Tulane Graduate Medical Programs Put on Probation, Partly Due to Diversity Concerns
Tulane University School of Medicine’s graduate medical education programs were put on probation last week, partly due to diversity and inclusion concerns, WDSU reported. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) notified the school Jul. 2, according to a letter Tulane medical school Dean Dr. Lee Hamm sent to faculty and students. The change […]
July 8, 2021
Telehealth Provider Launches Basic Needs Support Connecting Service for Community College Students
Higher ed telehealth provider TimelyMD is launching a service this fall so that community college students have access to affordable support programs for basic needs. Such basic needs include medical and mental health care, food, housing, childcare, transportation and bill pay. The service will connect students to free or reduced-cost support programs for these needs. […]
July 7, 2021
This Professor Introduces Women to STEM By Bridging Engineering and Health Care
Currently, women represent 15–18% of the STEM workforce but 85% of the health care field. As the director of Florida Poly’s Health Systems Engineering program, Dr. Grisselle Centeno hopes to encourage more women to opt for STEM careers by developing a bridge between health care and engineering.
July 7, 2021
Students, Nonprofits Work to End Period Poverty on Campuses Nationwide
In March, a group gathered in the middle of Lincoln University’s student union area for a celebration, complete with balloons, music, photo opportunities and appearances made by the university’s king and queen. The occasion? A “period pop-up shop,” in which tampons, pads and other sanitary products were handed out as casually as party favors.
July 2, 2021
Business Execs Create Nurse Aid Scholars Program at Carolinas College of Health Sciences
Carolinas College of Health Sciences is partnering with Charlotte business execs Todd and Janelle Collins of Red Hill Ventures to create a nurse aide education program meant to remove barriers, especially for students of color, Q City Metro reported. The Collins duo created the Todd and Janelle Collins Nurse Aide Scholars Program. “The nurse’s aide […]
July 2, 2021
Pace University Receives Nearly $2 Million Grant to Encourage Minorities to Pursue Careers in Nursing
Pace University’s College of Health Professions has received nearly $2 million to increase opportunities and retention for minorities in nursing, according to Pace officials. The Nursing Workforce Diversity four-year grant – funded through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) – is meant to increase educational opportunities and retention for first-gen college students from underrepresented ethnic and […]
July 2, 2021
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Receives $5 Million for Medical School Program
L.A. Care Health Plan is committing $5 million for a new medical school program dedicated to serving under-resourced communities in South Los Angeles called the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU). The independent program will train an additional 60 medical students each year and will welcome its first students 2023. CDU estimates the […]
June 24, 2021
UC San Diego Health Receives $2 Million for Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Surgery
UC San Diego Health has received $2 million from Iris and Matthew Strauss – longtime supporters of cancer research and patient care at Moores Cancer Center – to create the Iris and Matthew Strauss Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Joseph A. Califano, III, professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of […]
June 23, 2021
New UKentucky Study to Examine How Flavored Tobacco Product Restrictions Affect Health Disparities
A University of Kentucky College of Medicine study will examine how local policies restricting the sale of flavored tobacco products – such as menthol cigarettes – affect health disparities among vulnerable populations, such as communities of color, low-income populations and youth. The study will be funded by a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National […]
June 22, 2021
Up in Smoke: The Vaping Epidemic
The importance of lung health is more significant this year than ever before. The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season is enough to convince anyone to take an extra dose of vitamin C. However, one widely neglected component of lung health is the impact of vaping. Teens and young adults may be wearing masks and social distancing, but when they choose to use e-cigarettes, Juuls, or other vaping devices, they put their lung health at risk.
June 1, 2021
George Washington University Legal Experts Discuss Biden’s First 100 Days
Legal scholars from George Washington University assessed President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office in a virtual panel that was part of the school’s bicentennial events.
May 26, 2021
Higher Ed Works to Balance Public Health Guidance With Community Concerns About Vaccines
As higher ed leaders look to the fall, eager to revert to a sense of “normal” for students, faculty and staff alike, many are facing a new question: With COVID-19 vaccines now largely available, should they require their campus communities to get vaccinated?
May 21, 2021
Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Address Health Care Worker Shortage
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT announced new legislation to address the U.S.’s health care workforce shortage. “The Addressing the Shortage of Doctors Act,” would boost funding for the National Health Service Corps by $1 billion a year for 10 years; permanently authorize the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program – only authorized for another three […]
May 20, 2021
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