Students will learn how to address ‘white privilege,’ too
Columbia University has developed new programming to help black and Hispanic medical students “disrupt racism” and confront microaggressions they could face.
A medical school professor, who is also the diversity director, said that the murder of George Floyd in Minnesota has made the situation worse at the New York institution.
Professor Jean Alves-Bradford said in a news release that “it’s been very difficult for students in general, but especially for students underrepresented in medicine.” The College Fix reached out to several members of the media relations team at the medical school, but did not receive a response to several emails sent in the past three weeks. The Fix asked how the medical school decides which students are underrepresented, if there were groups of students that asked for the workshops, and what benefits they believe the workshops would have for students, but did […]
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