National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s new Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Directors Forum is working together to improve diversity of clinical staff representation across nation’s leading academic cancer centers.
A team of equity researchers at Mount Sinai’s Institute for Health Equity Research (IHER) will use a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to assess how unequal access to health care impacts patient health.
Free online event for cancer patients and caregivers featuring immunotherapy experts and patient advocates taking place Nov. 11-12, 2022.
McMaster expert advises on using terms like ‘race’ in health-care research Health-care researchers should avoid use terms like ‘race,’ ‘ancestry,’ or ‘ethnicity’ interchangeably in their studies and research reports, says McMaster University professor Sonia Anand in her latest study in…
The grant will expand the successful University of Utah Presidential Leadership Fellows pilot to Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University and Weber State University. The program aims to increase academic leaders from the arts and humanities who have been historically excluded from the ranks of chairs, deans and university presidents.
Companies that justify their diversity efforts by saying that a diverse workforce will improve their bottom line risk alienating the diverse employees that they hope to attract, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will enroll 11 partner medical schools in its Anti-Racist Transformation (ART) in Medical Education initiative, which seeks to use a formal change management process developed at Mount Sinai to address deeply entrenched racism and bias. The initiative has received generous support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.
In his first “State of the CSU” address, Chancellor Joseph I. Castro explores how the lessons of the past 18 months have issued a calling for the CSU to be an even more vital and equitable institution.