HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL PRIMARY CARE REVIEW

Black Birthing Persons Matter—All of Them

April 14th, 2022

By: Zahada (Kiersten) Gillette-Pierce

 

 A Black trans dad, Kayden Coleman shares his clinical experience during his two pregnancies. He recounts horrible[...]

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Increasing the Black Physician Workforce: How One Student is Taking Action to Address Diversity in Medicine

March 31st, 2022

By: Jenifer Chisom Ogu

 

“When I grow up, I wanna be Dr. G!” That was how, at seven years old, I announced to my parents that I wanted to be a[...]

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Improving Health Care Access by Meeting Patients Where They Are

March 15th, 2022

By: Lindsay Gough, MPA

 

Throughout the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified many existing inequities in health care and[...]

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The Divinity of Doula Care: A Framework for Understanding the Essential Care Providers Shaping Perinatal Outcomes

March 9th, 2022

By: Nicole Taylor Morris, MTS

 

The term “doula” is the latest buzzword appearing everywhere, from social media and podcasts to federal and statewide[...]

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Finding the Courage and Will to Achieve Health Equity: Asking the Right Questions

March 4th, 2022

By: Karen Patricia Williams, PhD, and Johnnie (Chip) Allen, MPH

 

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and instances of racism against Black individuals have resulted in dangerous health[...]

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Vaccine Rollout and the Great Divide: Communities of Color Deserve More from Our Health Care System

March 1st, 2022

By: Simone Wildes, MD, FACP, FIDSA

 

I remember getting this phone call from a friend and feeling helpless:

I want my grandmother who lives in Boston to get[...]

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Lessons in Health Equity Learned During the Pandemic

January 21st, 2022

By: Michael Curry, Esq.

 

In the spring of 2020, as the pandemic bore down on our country, I was appointed to the COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group[...]

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Healing Across the Divides: Peace Building Through Health, Part 2

January 7th, 2022

By: Norbert Goldfield, MD

 

Healing Across the Divides is based on the simple idea that all humans desire good health. And it was created because[...]

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Reflections on Tribal Primary Care in America

November 30th, 2021

By: Navneet Bhullar, MD, MSc

 

California of the pioneers, peopled by progressivesof campsites with bear lockersof pines and berries of easy cilantro[...]

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Restructuring the Power Dynamic: How a Patient’s Narrative Can Help Us Understand the Role of Trauma in the Clinical Encounter

September 2nd, 2021

By: Maahika Srinivasan, MS

 

In many ways, medical school trains its pupils to be detectives, capable of discerning and interpreting even the most[...]

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