HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL PRIMARY CARE REVIEW

Homelessness Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: How the Perry Street Recovery Center Reminds Us to Prioritize Community Partnerships

May 25th, 2021

By: Caleb Dafilou, MPH

 

In January 2020, Tom was 61 years old when he was evicted from his home. In the following months, an already[...]

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Sex Ed Isn’t Actually About Sex

May 24th, 2021

By: Rebekah Rollston, MD, MPH

 

As a teen in rural Appalachia, I didn’t know what I was missing when it came to my abstinence-only sex education. It[...]

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National Arab American Heritage Month as a Public Health Catalyst

April 27th, 2021

By: Siwaar Abouhala

 

I am a young Arab American, born and raised in New York, yet this is the first year I am celebrating National Arab[...]

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Menstrual Health During COVID-19: How Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Can Improve Equity

April 21st, 2021

By: Rachel Fisher Ingraham, MSW, MPH, Bonita B. Sharma, PhD, MSSW, and Karen Joe, MPH

 

Globally, over 800 million women, girls, and gender non-binary persons are menstruating while simultaneously coping[...]

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Evolving Concepts of Justice and Safety

April 14th, 2021

By: Katie Bement, BA

 

Criminalizing survival

Rachel stayed. She stayed to survive, and for that the criminal legal system labeled her a[...]

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Climate Health Now

April 1st, 2021

By: Amanda Millstein, MD

 

Injury and drowning from worsening storm surges and flooding. Smoke inhalation and burns from wildfires. More severe[...]

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Birth Equity Requires Hard Truths and New Leadership

January 14th, 2021

By: Joia Crear-Perry, MD, Carmen Green, MPH and Inas Mahdi, MPH

 

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is finally experiencing a cultural shift in consciousness and[...]

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Why Harvard Medical School Could Be a Perfect Place to Train Family Medicine Physicians

January 5th, 2021

By: Taylor Zabel, Kathe Miller, MD and Rebekah L. Rollston, MD, MPH

 

In 1965, Harvard Medical School (HMS) had a thriving Family Medicine & Primary Care Residency—a visionary program that[...]

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Relational Organizing Key to Addressing the Political Determinants of Health & Health Equity

November 6th, 2020

By: Suporna Chaudhuri

 

As the world has watched with bated breath, the 2020 United States presidential election has unfolded into a paradigm[...]

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A Health Equitable COVID-19 Response Starts with Housing Justice

September 17th, 2020

By: Chris Schildt, MCP

 

It’s the middle of the month, and rent is almost due again. An estimated 30-40 million people are at risk of eviction[...]

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