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On June 8, hundreds of members of the CUIMC community observed 9 minutes of silence to demonstrate a shared commitment to making Black lives matter at Columbia and beyond.
The AAPI employee resource group has partnered with CUIMC leadership to increase efforts to support CUIMC employees.
A virtual town hall hosted by CUIMC and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital brought together community health workers and local leaders to discuss questions and concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.
- January 23, 2021
Mailman experts and other policymakers discuss measures that should be deployed during vaccine rollout to reduce inequities, already worsened by the pandemic, in the U.S. and globally.
- January 22, 2021
The CUIMC Task Force for Addressing Structural Racism in the Health Sciences has developed a lecture series to focus on research on racial/ethnic health disparities and their solutions.
- January 15, 2021
The surgeons who saved his life, his Columbia connections, and the service he inspires today.
- November 4, 2020
Community health workers at NYP/CUIMC were needed more than ever during the pandemic, helping patients access the resources they needed to stay healthy and safe.
- October 23, 2020
At a virtual reception, the Kenneth A. Forde Diversity Alliance honored six members of the VP&S community dedicated to supporting diversity and minority health in medical education and patient care.
- July 17, 2020
One of the office's first initiatives is to assemble advisory deans to provide career guidance and resources to VP&S faculty seeking professional development opportunities.
- February 12, 2020
While pursuing her education as a geneticist, Gina Wingood, ScD, MPH, witnessed the early days of the AIDS epidemic and changed fields to help address it.
- February 12, 2020
Raised in a poor neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, George Jenkins and two friends fulfilled a pact they made in high school to become doctors.