Mission: Make a Statement

Revamping our mission to denounce racism.

United in Solidarity

Creating an anti-racist culture together.

Chats for Change

Activities and conversations that spark change.

What’s Chats for Change?

Beginning in the fall of 2018, the Department of Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai launched “Chats for Change”—a series of interactive sessions that spark dialogue centered on racism and bias in medicine.    Chats for Change is...

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On the Pulse: Desegregating Healthcare Systems

What does a desegregated health care system look like and how can we get there? This was the theme for the Chats for Change on March 2, 2021. We gathered. Nearly 100 students, faculty, care providers, hospital leadership, and administrators gathered to share their...

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On the Pulse: February’s Action Updates

Every month, we are providing action updates across the Racism and Bias Initiative's spheres. This month’s action updates bring us closer to collaborating on our efforts, strategically building on existing actions, and developing new actions to address...

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On the Pulse: A Curricular Sphere Update

The Curricular Affairs Sphere aims to promote personal growth in antiracist knowledge and skills among course and clerkship directors. We developed this change target in partnership with students and faculty.  The first steps included conducting focus...

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A Place for Anti-Racism in Crisis Response

During the Special Edition Chats for Change on Tuesday, April 21, seventeen staff, students and faculty from across the health system and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (shout out to Mount Sinai Queens and the Corporate Offices) began to...

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Racism in the Time of COVID

COVID-19 is not an excuse to be racist. On Friday, April 10, the Racism and Bias Initiative launched its Chats for Change in the Time of COVID-19, a special-edition virtual series of discussions to reflect on the roles of racism and privilege in the time...

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