BronxTalk – Diversity in Medicine

By Gary Axelbank August 4, 2020 Doctors from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Health System: (L-R) Dr. Andre Bryan, Dr. Dahlia Townsend, Dr. Michelle Ng Gong, (photo courtesy of AECOM)   This week’s BronxTalk on BronxNet takes a look at the lack of diversity in medicine and how it affects care, especially during this… Read More

Crain’s New York: Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Prioritize diversity among doctors June 30, 2020 01:19 PM Getty Images: Medical workers take in patients at a special coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center on April 07, 2020 in Brooklyn. To the editor: We were glad to see the editorial board’s statement that “It’s essential for NY to acknowledge bias… Read More

Statement from AMSNY:

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY)—the consortium of all 17 medical schools in the state—joins with many across the country in mourning Black lives lost to police violence, and we stand in solidarity with those expressing outrage and sorrow through protest. The problems of systemic racism in America are far reaching and extend… Read More

WBAI Radio Pacifica: Coronavirus Diary

New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the planet. The battle against the virus has profoundly changed Americans’ way of life. For some, it means death. WBAI’s Celeste Katz Marston is collecting the stories of New Yorkers fighting their way through the storm. Dr. Rafael Hernandez shares his experience of going straight… Read More