Blogs

Your Guide through [RBI] 2019

We heard you loud and clear: you needed help navigating all of the Racism and Bias Initiative's offerings. Due to the resounding feedback and requests from students, faculty, and staff, we are proud to introduce an infographic to help you navigate your way...

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Now Introducing the Team Learning Lab

The Racism and Bias Initiative (RBI) was launched to explicitly address and undo racism in all areas of the medical school. Although we have change targets specific to all of the functional areas of the school (focusing on targeted groups or key...

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Becoming a Change Maker: Syed Haider

Syed Haider bears many identities: graduating medical student, Student Council President, Pakistani, Muslim, leader, and change maker. Since the beginning of his medical career at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Syed has been an advocate for social justice and human rights and has been intentional about his efforts. We sat down with Syed to get his perspective and advice on becoming a change maker.

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New Year to Implement Change

The Guiding Coalition started this year by implementing the change towards our targets. Still unclear about the members and role of the guiding coalition? (Check it out.)In January, we achieved wins from every sphere as outlined below.  Admissions:...

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Five Key Actions in Four Months

Since our last updates, RBI’s Guiding Coalition of Change Leaders focused their energy on five key actions to get us closer to the vision of becoming a health professions school providing healthcare and education that is free of racism and bias.   Action...

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