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“Doctors, like all other people, are subject to prejudice and discrimination. While bias can be a problem in any profession, in medicine, the stakes are much higher.” ― Damon Tweedy, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine With the goal of promoting reflection and academic discourse, the University of Massachusetts… Read More »
Guest post by Alan Lampson, Lead, Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center, University of Vermont Medical Center On Oct 10, NNLM NER hosted the second in the series of four webinars for the Community Health Engagement Community of Interest. The focus of this presentation was Community Assessment. Margot Malachowski presented information on the whys and whats… Read More »
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Each year since 2010, the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE) has been a showcase designed to build connections between local artists and a local audience. In addition to exhibiting artists, MICE includes workshops for both children and adults and panel discussions that delve deeper into the nuances of the medium. This year, as part of… Read More »
Posted in: Graphic Medicine
Did you know that an estimated 300,000 Massachusetts residents suffer from an eating disorder? This week Massachusetts lawmakers will consider steps to prevent those under 18 years old from having access diet pills and weight-loss supplements. Massachusetts State Representative Kay Khan along with three organizations working to help those with eating disorders, STRIPED (Strategic Training… Read More »