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Community outreach and restricting online scheduling to certain zip codes helped increase vaccine uptake among Black and Hispanic residents, new study says.
Columbia pediatrician Hetty Cunningham appears in "The Color of Care," a new documentary about racial health disparities and their consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- April 8, 2022
Interprofessional Education Day this year addressed the question of how health professionals can actively provide antiracist, inclusive, and equitable care through health care teamwork.
- April 5, 2022
If untreated, glaucoma can lead to irreversible vision loss. A Columbia screening program is finding more people with the disease than expected.
- March 30, 2022
CUIMC's inclusive hiring program, which connects workers with intellectual or developmental disabilities to job opportunities at the medical center, received a 2022 Customized Employment Award.
- March 16, 2022
Listen to two CUIMC leaders—Anne Taylor, SVP for faculty affairs, and Katrina Armstrong, chief executive officer—discuss diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism at the medical center.
- March 7, 2022
For International Women's Day, Taylor discussed progress, mentorship, and the opportunities that lie ahead for a more equitable medical professoriate.
- March 4, 2022
When COVID arrived, the medical center partnered with residents, community health workers, and elected officials to meet local needs.
- March 1, 2022
Columbia University Irving Medical Center is sharing the stories of some of the many women who are spearheading innovation through research, patient care, and education.
- February 25, 2022
As part of its 50th anniversary, Columbia's cancer center examines the legacy of surgeon Kenneth Forde, who applied a strong but gentle approach to enacting change during his longstanding career.
- February 9, 2022
A Columbia summer program for medical students is working to increase the number of psychiatrists from historically underrepresented groups.
- February 3, 2022
A grant from the National Institutes of Health will establish a multi-institutional group in New York City to address health disparities in multiple chronic diseases.