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Penn Medicine researchers find that lectures and assessments misuse race, playing a role in perpetuating physician bias.
Virtual events over three weeks offer opportunities to reflect, engage, and celebrate with family, colleagues, and friends.
In the wake of the series of police killings of Black people that sparked historic protests and heightened national conversation about race, and amid persistent structures of systemic racism, how can people of color promote their own emotional well-being and healing? How can leaders and organizations create lasting change to advance anti-racism and social justice?
With rates of diagnoses and death disproportionately affecting racial minorities and low-income workers, experts from the School of Arts & Sciences address how COVID-19 has further exposed already dire health outcome inequalities.
The final panel discussion in the Beyond Business series, “Race & The Selling of America,” brings together Wharton dean Erika James with professionals in film and sports to discuss how diversity is reshaping businesses and brands.
Alumni tuned in from across the world to hear Daniel Gillion discuss the power of protests, Amy Castro Baker give a crash course on the impact of guaranteed income, and Ezekiel Emanuel detail the intricacies of distributing a COVID-19 vaccine.
In a virtual talk hosted by the Andrea Mitchell Center, Nadya Tolokonnikova, a co-founder of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot, had a wide-ranging conversation with Penn’s Kevin M.F. Platt.
Episode three of the SAS podcast ‘In These Times’ looks at other urgent issues of our time, and examine how they affect and are affected by COVID-19.
Wharton dean Erika James and Wharton’s Stephanie Creary discuss inclusive leadership during a time of crisis.
A trio of Black academicians at Penn Medicine discuss how health systems can use their power, might, and resources to foster racial equality in health systems and communities.
Ebony Thomas of the Graduate School of Education said that Michigan Republicans’ effort to disqualify the votes of Black voters is part of a long history of disenfranchisement. “One of the reasons Detroit is so negatively stigmatized and why the city of Detroit is always used as a boogeyman by the far right and by white supremacists is because it was a city that wasn’t just majority Black but under Black political control.”
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Nwamaka Eneanya of the Perelman School of Medicine spoke about her research on the use of a controversial formula for measuring kidney function and resultant disparities in transplant rates for Black patients.
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