HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL PRIMARY CARE REVIEW

The Conflict of Culture and Sexuality Among Arab American Women

April 19th, 2022

By: Mira Kheil, MD and Rouba Ali-Fehmi, MD

 

As Arab American women studying public health at National Arab American Medical Association Next Generation (NAAMA[...]

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Centering the Woman in Maternity Care

April 12th, 2022

By: Ketura’h Edwards-Robinson, MSN

 

Few human experiences match the intensity of stress, pain, exertion, and emotional turmoil as labor. The mortality risk[...]

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Trauma-Informed, Holistic Health Care: A Journey from Patient to Advocate

February 24th, 2022

By: Keisha Walcott

 

PurpLE Health Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City, which invests in the physical, mental, and[...]

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Menstrual Justice Is a Matter of Health Equity: How to Fight Period Poverty and Stigma

February 23rd, 2022

By: Anusha Singh, BS

 

While assisting patients in the Emergency Department (ED) one morning, I met a patient I’ll refer to as Mary. When I[...]

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The Power of a Personalized Approach: Physicians’ Fight against Misinformation and Vaccine Hesitancy

December 1st, 2021

By: Preston Williams, MD, Lily Gage, MD, and Lakshman Swamy, MD, MBA

 

“There was so much information out there, I didn’t know what to do. I just wish someone had convinced me to get the[...]

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Medication Abortion – Prioritizing Access in 2021 & Onward

December 1st, 2021

By: Linda Prine, MD

 

Medication abortion is a common and important part of primary care…and access to safe abortion care will likely soon be[...]

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Decentralizing Knowledge in Public Health Education, One Course at a Time

July 16th, 2021

By: Alexis Grant, ScM and Maggie Acosta, MA

 

We can see structural determinants of health all around us, like when we see factories and truck routes constructed in[...]

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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 & Emerging Opportunities for Community-Based Healthcare

July 14th, 2021

By: Ángel Ortiz-Siberón, BA

 

As the largest system for primary care in the United States, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) (and other[...]

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Health Equity & Reproductive Justice: Transforming Perinatal Care Now

June 2nd, 2021

By: Ashley Shukait, MPH, CHES and Glyceria Tsinas, QMHA

 

Drug-involved fatal poisonings for 2020 are expected to reach over 100,000 in the United States—a 40% increase from the[...]

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From Redlining to Gentrification: The Policy of the Past that Affects Health Outcomes Today

May 26th, 2021

By: Hannah De los Santos, PhD, MS, Karen Jiang, MPH, Julianna Bernardi, BS, and Cassandra Okechukwu, ScD, MSN, MPH

 

In the 1980s, a set of historical city maps resurfaced to reveal a hidden facet of our neighborhoods—the redlined[...]

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