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From Modern Healthcare:

Training better doctors through equity and anti-racism

Medical schools must be committed to the fight for social justice, says Dr. Mark Schuster, Founding Dean and CEO

August 25, 2020

“As millions have taken to the streets to protest social injustice and anti-Black racism in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, leaders are taking a long-overdue look at their institutions to identify past failures—and finally make changes,” writes Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD, Founding Dean and CEO of the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine in an article published in the latest edition of Modern Healthcare. “Medical schools must do the same.”

“The students who study in our classrooms and clinics come to us to learn how to heal. But for too long, medical schools—like so much of our society—have not prepared our students to heal everyone.”

Read the article in Modern Healthcare .