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HMS Perspectives

hundert headshotInspiration and Gratitude

Edward M. Hundert, MD
Dean for Medical Education

As I reflect on the past several months since the COVID-19 pandemic began, I am filled with inspiration and gratitude. The way our faculty, students, staff, alumni and others have rallied during this time inspires me with tremendous hope for the future... Continued

Health Care Inequities and Medical Education

Addressing Racism in Medical Education 

Camila M. Mateo, MD, MPH | Alden Landry MD, MPH

Mateo HeadshotLandry headshot 3Racism in medical education is not a new issue. Health professions education has a long history of policies, practices, and norms that perpetuate racial and ethnic disparities in the physician workforce and patient outcomes. The nation is in the midst of what many are calling the Second Civil Rights Movement ... Continued 

HMS Perspectives

Rachel ConradA Letter to Our New Interns

Rachel Conrad, MD

Among the many Osler quotes that you will hear during training, these words might resonate in our current moment: “Humanity has but three great enemies: fever, famine, and war; of these by far the greatest, by far the most terrible, is fever.”Continued

Learner's Review

HMS Students’ COVID Mobilization

websiteShivangi Goel | Derek Soled

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers across the country were deeply affected, experiencing dramatically increasing patient deaths, heavy workloads, and personal concern for their health and their lives.2 Continued

HMS Perspectives

Supporting Residents’ Well-being During the Covid-19 Pandemic

residentsGlenn Gaviola, MD| Jisoo Kim, MD| Jose Lopez, MD, MBA| Fiona Malone, MD| Colette Martin, MD| Stephen Morales, MD| Sukjin Koh, MD| Sandra Palma, BA| Jennifer Uyeda, MD

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed our medical education environment. To support our resident physicians in these uncertain and stressful times, our Diagnostic Radiology and Integrated Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology residency programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) developed new programs focused on trainee well-being aided by our Residency Wellness Committee (RWC). Continued